chevhq at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 01:29:42 UTC 2010
On Sun, 2010-07-11 at 19:52 -0400, Calcpage wrote:
> On Jul 12, 2010, at 6:03 PM, chris <chevhq at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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
> > too.
> > Cheers the kiwi
> > --
> I still use a Z80 emulator today! Google VTI or Virtual TI, it
> emulates a TI-83/84/84/86/89/92 Graphing Calculator running a vitual
> Z80 in DOS. It still runs in Windows and it's the one app I need WINE
If it runs under wine, there could be a good chance it will run under
Dos box. I am still using databases and spreadsheets from the late 70's
under dosbox under linux
Cheers the kiwi
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