The future of the CBM and CP/M file archives at FUNET

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 2005-06-15 09:04:51

The Commodore file archive at (later also was started a bit over 12 years ago, in
the summer of 1993, as the successor of the Commodore file archive run
by Robert A. Knop Jr. at  The CP/M archive at
/pub/cpm may have been started some time later.  In the beginning,
there were several maintainers, but in the last few years, there was
only me, Marko Makela.

Unfortunately, I have not had enough time to maintain the archive for
several years now, and the situation is not likely to improve soon.
It was much easier to find time for projects like this as a student.

Therefore, I have asked Bo Zimmerman to continue the work.
The new home of the CBM and CP/M file archives is at

The /pub/cbm and /pub/cpm archives at FUNET and their mirror sites
will probably be frozen in their current state, or they may disappear.

I would like to express my thanks to everyone who has contributed
documents and files to the archive.  It is a sad moment to give up the
project, but I believe that it will benefit from having fresh


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