[E3-hacking] Ever turning
jasmine at electronpusher.org
Sun Jun 19 20:58:59 BST 2005
On 19 Jun 2005, at 20:54, David Given wrote:
> I used to use a QL.
Nah, you *tried* to use a QL.
> I know about microdrives; let's not go there. Even in
CompactFlash, though... that's just lovely.
> I've allocated more space for a single icon's bitmap than most old
> had RAM, let along video RAM.
Hey, I spent most of May writing a faster memcpy() for OMAP processors.
(Specifically, OMAP16xx, since that has an ARM926EJ in it.)
> Sigh. I think all programmers these days should
> be required to start out on a 1kB ZX81
...or a new Amstrad hobbyist machine, maybe?
My first computer was a CPC6128. Lovely, it was.
> (I gather we have a friend in common...)
Indeed so. Have you not fled that sinking ship yet? Even the rats are
hungry, I hear.
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