Quote Originally Posted by Svenska View Post
Well. the 68000 is actually a mostly 16-bit chip, but it's ISA has been designed with a 32-bit future in mind. I wouldn't call it emulation, but its native language doesn't match its implementation.
"Emulation" is probably the wrong word, yes. But it is interesting what you can do in that area when talking about CPUs that are as heavily microcoded as the original 68000 was...

Like how IBM hacked up their own custom version of the chip that could run a subset of the IBM System/370 ISA.