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Old 24 July 2017, 23:51   #151
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Motorola already knew what second-sourcing was, and there was no second source for the 8088 until IBM asked for it. Second sourcing was a subject when IBM evaluated the TI 9900, but the 68000 was never even a contender. IBM had made their choice a bit too early to consider the 68000, CP/M compatibility notwithstanding.
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