Has Michael kept the rights to The Home Computer Wars? Would be nice to see it on Lulu -- I'd love to buy a nice, fresh copy that doesn't come with "collector's" price tag. --- On Fri, 7/6/13, Christian Dirks <Toast_r@IdeaLine.info> wrote: > From: Christian Dirks <Toast_r@IdeaLine.info> > Subject: Re: Fwd: RE: Re: Color PET Prototype Picture > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Received: Friday, 7 June, 2013, 10:57 PM > Im Tomczyks book 'The Home Computer > Wars' )there is only a short paragraph on it. > (http://www.stonan.com/dok/The.Home.Computer.Wars.pdf > page 15 > > >Chuck Peddle's briefing was hastily moved up, and he > began his briefing with a rundown on his > >hottest research project, a new color computer which he > called the ColorPET. Until now, the > >engineers had been calling the machine by its code name > TOI (pronounced toy), which stood for > >Tool Of Intellects. > > [...] > >Still, the features of the new computer were impressive > 80 columns, color, high-resolution > >graphics, programmable function keys, four-voice sound > and music, an improved built-in BASIC > >(the programming language), expandable memory, and > special connectors for outside accessories > >such as game joysticks. > > > > Am 07.06.2013 10:48, schrieb Michał Pleban: > > Hello! > > > > Are there any details on the TOI hardware > specifications? The "Secret > > Weapons" website is very vague on this subject. > > > > Regards, > > Michau. > > > > Jim Brain wrote: > >> Here is Michale's response: > >> > >> > >> -------- Original Message -------- > >> Subject: RE: Re: Color PET > Prototype Picture > >> Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2013 02:06:16 > +0000 > >> > >> > >> > >> The prototype on the table in front of Chuck Peddle > (April 1, 1980 - my > >> first day with the company, which is described in > my book) - was > >> code-named the TOI. > >> > > > > Message was sent > through the cbm-hackers mailing list > > > -- Christian Dirks > Toast_r@Idealine.info > > > > Message was sent through the > cbm-hackers mailing list > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2013-06-07 14:00:10
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