On Tue, 1 May 2001, Professor Dredd wrote: > Hiya Frank, > > --- Frank Kontros <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I think > > Z80 and CP/M can be ignored w/o problems for most C= > > users. > > > > Frank > > Agree, wholeheartedly! I have never, nor do I ever > hope to boot CP/M on any computer. While the venerable > Z-80 was a fine processor and stood on its own merits > with a large following of its own, it just wasn't as > fun as the 6502. The only thing about it that's worth > remembering is this: > > CP/M is the program that MicroSoft stole to release as DOS I dont wanna burst your bubble, but Microsoft actually bought a system called QDOS, written by come guy in seattle. While it was vaguely based on cp/m, it was available on the 8086/8088 before CP/M-86 was released. They then renamed it and released it as DOS 1.0 - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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