a) discourage vendors from attempting to build products
b) enable monopolies to exist
c) add complexity to the purchase, setup and proper operation of peripherals from multiple vendors
d) simplify the purchase, setup and proper operation of peripherals from multiple vendors
e) allow busses to switch between program I/O and channel I/O
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