6502 versus Z80

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Sat Sep 23 16:24:33 BST 2006

On 19 Sep 2006, at 22:53, Steve Mynott wrote:
> Its no gcc but much 1980s DOS-type C code ports easily to 6502 systems
> (although you have very little memory unless you can bank switch  
> RAM).  For
> example, I ported the FreeDOS edlin clone to the Atari 800XL.  But  
> I've
> chucked the old hardware and just use emulation and cross compiling  
> which is
> probably cheating...

C is cheating! It's got to be assembler all the way :)

Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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