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Mon Oct 29 07:45:29 UTC 2007
On Sun, 2007-10-28 at 22:40 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Oct 2007 22:36:04 -0500
> Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I was thinking more of "correctly designed". What's the point of
> > changing it after you get it right?
> Technological advances, research, new ideas....
> Why aren't you running Z-80 CP/M with dual floppies and a green-screen monitor?
I wish I had mine back! <grins> I had three Altos, three IMSAI's, one
Osburn luggable, Televideo 802, 803 networked to a 1603 running MP/M II,
one Kaypro, Jeeeezzz, I ferget the rest of the pile. Nothing better than
a green-screen monitor hooked to a behemoth Sperry-Unisys 5000/90 and
watch the display speeding along a line at the time at 9600 baud.
Wordstar! Super-Calc! Streaming tape! That's what tar really is for. You
betcha. I really miss the old iron. :) Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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