re: Hello from Poland

From: Bill Degnan <>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 08:17:06 -0500
Message-ID: <4e47f88f$2af3793$4c9e4b9e$@com>
Welcome.  There are many here familiar with the cbm ii line.

Bill Degnan

-------- Original Message --------
> From: "Michal Pleban" <>
> Sent: Monday, December 13, 2010 8:13 AM
> To:
> Subject: Hello from Poland
> Hello everyone!
> This is my first posting on the list, so I thought I would say hello to
> everyone subscribed.
> My name is Michal Pleban and I live in Poland. I have been a loyal fan
> of Commodore in my youth, which was rather unusual for my country
> (Poland was dominated by Atari machines). Later I became a successful
> Web entrepreneur, and decided to spend some of my money on my old love -
> the Commodore computers :-)
> I fell in love with the CBM-II architecture, with its raw power and
> extension possibilities. These machines were unavailable in the '80s and
> '90s in Poland, so I even did not know they existed. I acquired dead 610
> and 720 from Ebay, and restored them to working condition.
> Currently I am working on usable IEC routines for the CBM-II kernal,
> based on the code from Ullrich von Bassewitz. I plan to finish them
> during Christmas break, then go to further projects (like fitting 8250LP
> in the 720 case, or obtaining the 8088 card and running FreeDOS on the
> machine).
> I'd like to say hello to all the Commodore fans on the mailing list, and
> hopefully we will spend here many happy days hacking our machines ;-)
> Regards,
> Michau.
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