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- Subject: Re: A bit more on bits...
- From: Peter Hickman <peterhickman386@...>
- Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 08:39:05 +0000
Thanks. A new rabbit hole to go down :)
On 16/02/2023 22:48, Sean Conner wrote:
> And Zilog added a few registers and instructions over the 8080. And then
> the 8086 comes along, and while it's neither binary compatiable nor software
> compatible, one could mechanically translate 8080/Z80 code to the
> 8086---this was how much of the early software for the 8086 was done.
To add more noise. There's the often forgotten 8085 processor that was
very close to the Z80.