On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:33 AM, Anders Carlsson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Hervé asked: > >> - What was original retail price ? > > This Wikipedia user notes he found a Commodore price list from September > 1983. Back then, the D9060 was listed at 1995 GBP, a D9090 at 2495 GBP. I > don't know when those hard drives originally were released, some time in > 1982? > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Suenarmy Odd... so this guy wrote up a bunch of C= docs on his _user_ page on Wikipedia? That seems rather bizarre. >From glancing over it, there's some good info in there, but it could really use a spell-check and some editing assistance. One factual nit-pick... he says "(on the D9090 25% of the Hard Disc is never used)." I think he's comparing the raw and formatted capacities of the drive and neglecting sector header overhead, etc. -ethan Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2009-04-27 17:08:46
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