On Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 11:14 AM Chuck Guzis via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
Many cross-assemblers for early MPUs were written in
There were several good reasons for this.
I think some of the old FORTRAN code for PALASM may
still be around, as
There is a lot of FORTRAN source code in the HP 1000 software
collection on Bitsavers, including versions of PALASM20 and PALASM24
that were originally Copyright 1983 by MMI.
Those tools were used to build some fuse maps of PAL devices on the
There is also FORTRAN source code for DEF29 and ASM29, a microcode
meta assembler for the AMD 2900 series. Those were originally
Copyright 1980 by MICROTEC, Sunnyvale CA.
Those tools were used to build the microcode for the A600 CPUs.