On 16/10/2015 5:17 AM, Anders Carlsson wrote: > silverdr wrote: > >> built-in "normal" mouse port (so called "bus mouse" AFAIR) > > As far as I understand, other PC manufacturers also had their own bus > mice including the Microsoft InPort mouse. Yep, pretty common at one time. I might still have one here somewhere. > Although Amiga and Microsoft mice aren't directly compatible, the > signals seem to be somewhat similar so adapters probably could've been > made, just like some 3rd party mice were switchable between Amiga and > Atari ST. > > But yes, it was cool that Commodore used their own, otherwise > proprietary interfaces where those were superior to IBM standards. Whilst I love the true C= 8 bitters my recollection of Commodore PC ownership is that Commodore made a bunch of frustratingly proprietary PC semi-compatibles that often wouldn't play nice with standard expansion cards. Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2015-10-15 23:00:46
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