On Fri, 23 Sept 2022 at 23:57, Chuck Guzis via cctalk
I believe (I'll have to check) that in the Osborne-McGraw-Hill/Intel
i860 book there's a quote from BillG saying that Microsoft was committed
to developing for the 860 as a personal computer CPU.
I think that never happened...it would have been interesting, however.
The closest I know of is that the early (late-1980s) versions of what
was then OS/2 NT were built on i860 boards, codenamed "Razzle". The
Smithsonian has one:
There are a handful of mentions of them here and there:
The codename of the first version of the i860 was "N-Ten" which is
where the "NT" product name originated:
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