Re: Vic 20 Datacassette

From: Olaf Seibert (
Date: 1998-08-25 01:27:07

Robin Harbron <> wrote:
> Olaf Seibert wrote:
> > I recall seeing the ads in Compute! (with or without !, I'm not
> > completely certain) but at that time nobody really believed it could
> > work. In any case, the copied thing we tried didn't work very well.
> Compute! had the exclamation mark for most of it's
> life, until the company that produces Omni magazine
> purchased it - then they dropped the !.  That
> happened in the early 90's.  

Yep, now that I'm home to check my 6 issues of Compute!, it's obvious
there is the exclamation mark.

>   C= magazines are still enjoyable 10 or
> 15 years after they are printed, PC magazines (if
> they are enjoyable at all) are pretty much useless
> after 6 months.  Just fluff and reviews and ads.

Absolutely. Looking through the may 1981 issue (#12) to find the ROM Rabbit
ad (and I found it), all the ads look so cute... al those little software
houses selling stuff.

Besides which, this weekend there was a large LP sale, so I bought bunch
of begin-80s LPs..

> Robin Harbron
___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert  rhialto(at)   "I would be dead in
\X/ a week if I didn't do /something/. I'd be splattered all over the walls."
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