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Yes, Intel did distribute an assembler using the syntax described in their manuals. The official 8086 family manual states (§1.3, p. 1-12): Intel provides the sophisticated tools needed for timely and economical development of products based on the 8086 family. […] Three language translators support 8086 family programming. PL/M-86 is a high-level language ...


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I'm wondering where so-called Why so-called? How else to call it? Intel syntax for x86 assembly came from. Intel developed it. It has been a steady growth. Basic mnemonics and structure are a continued development since 8008, which itself is based on the Datapoint 2200 Assembler. See the history part of this Answer for some remarks about the linage (...


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To the best of my recollection, 8086 assembly language is an upgrade of 8080/8085 assembler expanded to use the new features and registers of the 8086. Also, I half remember talk that 8080 assembly programs could be reassembled for the 8086. (There may have even been three hobbyists in Nebraska who actually used that design feature. Of course, those were ...


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Welcome to SE.Retrocomputing. I've been confused about this for many, many years. Me too. As other answers have discussed the technicalities of the various systems I'll focus on the confusion. I eventually came to realise there are two worlds, each ignoring the other's existence. In Europe, part of the PAL world, we have, as you noted, the SCART connector. ...


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In short, analog RGB means video is sent as three signals in RGB and analog component video means video is sent as three signals in YPbPr. The YPbPr is mainly used for transferring television video signals, while RGB is mainly used for non-television computer and graphics video signals (but exceptions to both apply). The typical definition in video ...


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TL;DR The reason it is confusing is because the transition to HD introduced new terminology for video display standards. "Component video" is for HD the popular/layperson terminology, but is essentially what was formerly called RGB in earlier computer display terminology. When people use the term "Component video" nowadays, they are ...


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What manufacturers label as component video is one of several forms of analog RGB video, because RGB just means that the red, green, and blue color channels are transmitted separately to keep them from interfering with each other. "Component video" is more formally known as YPbPr. Aside from different ways of encoding the color channels, you also ...


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