From: B Degnan (billdeg_at_degnanco.com)
Date: 2008-11-11 13:46:10
> > By the way, when did Commodore manufacture their first IBM PC clone? > As far as I understand, the B-series date back to 1983/84. Bo > Zimmerman dates his PC10 and Colt back to 1984, so the 8088 expansion > card must've been developed almost simultaneously as the PC line, > although probably by two different teams and perhaps different > development facilities. > The B series pre-dates the C-64, but was never intended as a clone, nor is it compatible with MS DOS. The version of MS DOS 1.25 that I have came directly from Commodore, and they got it to experiment with from Microsoft, or it was a port of some type with Microsoft's assistance. Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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