[Oberon] V4 Native?

Chris Burrows chris at cfbsoftware.com
Sat Jul 29 09:25:36 CEST 2017

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Oberon [mailto:oberon-bounces at lists.inf.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of
> Srinivas Nayak
> Sent: Saturday, 29 July 2017 4:50 PM
> To: Treutwein Bernhard; ETH Oberon and related systems
> Subject: Re: [Oberon] V4 Native?
> To my knowledge, Peter Muller's Native Oberon was the only Oberon
> running on another bare machine except Ceres.
> I think, if Wirth had chosen 8086 instead of Ceres, may be today we
> would be seeing Oberon flourishing.

PC Native Oberon does run on 8086 (to be precise the i386, 8086 was long
obsolete by the time Oberon started). It was also reported as running on the
Transmeta TM5400 and ARM V4 as well as Ceres. The full hardware
compatibility list is here:


Chris Burrows
CFB Software

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