> > Note that this Coldfire generation can still _not_ offer full 68k > compatibility, even _with_ the emulation library. The reason is, that some > instructions with the same opcode as 68k, but different behaviour, can not > be trapped. If I remember correctly from earlier considerations, this > would not affect C68 generated code, but existing QL assembler software, > including the operating systems. > > However this CPU allows to implement the QL operating system _interfaces_ > without any changes. This is a major advantage to all other non-68k > architectures, when native implementations are considered.
So, what does this mean ? Will there be a QL with that Coldfire ? What software will run on it unchanged, what will have to be recompiled/rewritten/modified and what will probably have to be scrapped ? Regards, Branko