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Re: [SLE] new v9.2 is out-terminal question
  • From: Fred Miller <fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 09:47:44 -0400
  • Message-id: <200410260947.44584.fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday October 25 2004 11:17 pm, Allen wrote:
> > Most of you don't even know that there was CP/M running an NCR video
> > chipset providing 16 colors, and then we had 256 color
> > support.....MickySoft had just started to ship Winders then. 'Had IBM
> > only been smart enough to take a long look at the modified KayPros, Gates
> > might have drifted off into obscurity where he deserved to be.
> >
> > Fred
> I've used CP/M sort of. I had a shell account on a box that was suing a
> CP/M emulator or something similar. It's just what gave birth too DOS
> anyway ;) If MickySoft is Microsoft, does that make That place in
> Washington Disneyland?

If Kerry wins, it'll be MUCH WORSE than that. :) CP/M was, IMHO, a MUCH better
OS than MessyDOS ever was.


"Running Windows on a Pentium is like getting a Porsche but only being
able to drive it in reverse with the handbrake on."

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