multi-core software

Jon Harrop jon at
Sun Jun 7 21:39:40 EDT 2009

Ken T. wrote:
> On Sun, 07 Jun 2009 11:16:46 -0400, Lew wrote:
>> So the good old days are a matter of degree and self-deception - it was
>> easier to fool ourselves then that we could at least guess timings
>> proportionately if not absolutely, but things definitely get more
>> unpredictable over evolution.
> As I recall I could get exact timings on my 6502 based Commodore 64.  The
> issues you speak of simply weren't issues.

Let's not forget Elite for the 6502 exploiting predictable performance in
order to switch graphics modes partway down the vsync!

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.

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