Re: [stella] sta.w

Subject: Re: [stella] sta.w
From: Glenn Saunders <cybpunks@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2001 19:15:24 -0800
At 10:40 PM 2/17/2001 +0100, you wrote:

So? I always thought this was because it is easier to calculate 16 bit
adresses with a 8 bit alu when you start with the lsb. The other way
round carry propagation gets a bit difficult :)

I heard they switched the endian-ness because of threats from Motorola (since the 6500 was very similar to the 6800 in its first incarnation).

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