Nostalgic instruction sequences (Re: Python Productivity Gain?)

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Mon Feb 23 13:12:28 CET 2004


"Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de)" <wmwd2zz02 at sneakemail.com> writes:

> Peter Hansen wrote:
> > All right, machine language!  Was that with actual toggle input, or
> > were you hand-translating from assembly and entering hex on a
> > keypad?
> > I remember being able to write small print routines on the Commodores
> > in straight machine language... hmm..  A9 80 20 FF D2 40 anyone? :-)
> 
> Or how about
> 
>     08 C4 08 35 C4 00 31
> 
> ...a sequence that is forever burned into my brain, being what
> almost every program for my first computer began with.
> 

SETW 0 a9f4
G 0

anyone?  (memory said a9f0 first, corrected by google).

Cheers,
mwh

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