Originally Posted by meynaf
Which is a proof that, during all that time, it was perfectly doable - and that its cost isn't as high as some said.
Of course it is/was doable - but your assertion that the cost wasn't high is fundamentally flawed.
It may be that for this implementation the bottlenecks were elsewhere and/or that some other feature made this easier to implement.
But MOVEP is still a problem instruction in a general implementation.