Windows Rant

chris chevhq at
Mon Jul 12 22:03:41 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-07-11 at 15:27 -0400, A. Jorge Garcia wrote:
> > Please don't tell me it was for Lotus 1-2-3 or Wordperfect.
> Believe it or not, we did do a lot with BASIC, Lotus, WordStar and 
> DBase in those days....  Well, before we had PCs, we had GIMIX (like an 
> early Linux that ran UNIX apps on a mini computer) and dumb 
> terminals....
> I remember getting Windows 2.0 on multiple floppy disks (the real 
> floppy 5.25" disks with cardboard covers) for free at PC Expo in 
> Manhattan in 1989?
> Anyone remember PCs before Windows and the Web??
yes, started with trs80's commodore 32 was a big deal when it first came
out, and then moved to the z80.
we used to import components from radio shack and build computers then
First operating system was an early version of cpm.  Damn good system
Cheers the kiwi

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