Re: New list please RE: C64 w/No Original Silicon!!!!

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 2001-05-11 14:40:31

On Fri, 11 May 2001, Richard Atkinson wrote:

> I have already tried to post a mail like this before, but it was bounced
> due to the new controls implemented on the addresses of posters.

That control has proven itself necessary: yesterday it filtered out
an unsolicited message from PageGetter.

> I have the utmost respect for Ms Ellsworth's project; however I think it
> is becoming increasingly off topic for this mailing list. I know there are
> several other long-time list members that feel this way also.

I fully second that.  I also feel that there are attitude differences.
Some people dislike software-based emulation, no matter how accurate it
is.  (Modern emulators are quite accurate to the machine cycle level.)
Some dislike hardware-based upgrades that neglect compatibility issues.
Lack of compatibility was one of the reasons that caused the Commodore 65
project to fail.

> Hence I would be grateful if a new list could be started such that all
> discussion of this new device could be moved onto that. It is becoming
> increasingly difficult to filter through all the posts to cbm-hackers,
> searching for the kind of material that used to be common here.

I suggest that one of those who are interested in
that project set up another mailing list.  You can use a commercial system
that is free of charge, such as "Yahoo! Groups" (


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