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RIP Chuck Peddle (designer of the 6502)

Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:51 am
by smatovic
Charles Ingerham Peddle died on December 15, 2019.

https://hardware.slashdot.org/story/19/ ... ssors-dies

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Peddle

...without you, there would have been no Atari in my home, thanks.

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Srdja

Re: RIP Chuck Peddle (designer of the 6502)

Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:19 am
by Rebel
And no Apple 2E

Re: RIP Chuck Peddle (designer of the 6502)

Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:12 pm
by Wilson
VIC-20 and NES too

Re: RIP Chuck Peddle (designer of the 6502)

Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:44 pm
by tmokonen
Even those Furby toys used a 6502 variant... with no Y register.

https://archive.org/details/furby-source/page/n101

RIP Chuck

Re: RIP Chuck Peddle (designer of the 6502)

Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:51 pm
by smatovic
...when I heard that my Amiga 500 which I got later had an 6502 as keyboard
controller it was some kind of sacrilege for me, how can you downgrade something
that causes so much fun to handle keyboard input only...

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Srdja