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

From: Richard Atkinson (
Date: 2001-05-11 15:11:26

On Fri, 11 May 2001, Marko Mäkelä 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'm very curious as to what alerted PageGetter's attention to cbm-hackers.
Surely no-one has put the list's name un-spam-protected on the web!

> 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.

Others may find that the project is just not relevant to them. It will be
way out of my pocket, for example. I'm only just coming round to the idea
of parting with Megabucks(tm) for a SuperCPU. A second-hand one, of

> 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" (

Yes. This is easy to do. If no-one else volunteers, I'll do it. With Yahoo
Groups you can configure your subscription type to web-only reading if it
suits you.


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