Re: Toronto etc.

From: B. Degnan (
Date: 2008-01-21 01:20:14

At 07:05 PM 1/20/2008 -0500, you wrote:
>>Toronto used to be the Commodore headquarters and home of
>>Jim Butterfield; it's always had a very active PET/CBM community
>>and TPUG (Toronto PET Users Group, the second one AFAIK) is
>>still active after all these years. WordPro & Paperclip, BusCards,
>>BI-80s and a lot of other PET & C64 stuff came from here.
>Steve Punter (programmer of WordPro & Punter protocol) did a talk at last 
>TPUG meeting on the 17th of January.
>Leif Bloomquist (creator of C64 Telnet BBS 
>& first Internet enabled multiplayer C64 game was also in attendance.
>It is awesome to meet some of these folks.
>Toronto area remains still fairly active for Commodore hardware & software 

Don't forget the B-Series and 8032 stuff.  For example a TPUG member wrote 
a useful 8032 emulator for the B Series (B-128).  I do not know off hand 
who it was, I'd have to check.  They also supplied IEEE drive machine code 
for other groups, like CBUG.


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