From: Davison, Lee (Lee.Davison_at_merlincommunications.com)
Date: 2004-02-23 17:50:39
-----Original Message----- From: Greg King [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: 22 February 2004 11:30 To: email@example.com >> While I'm about it, has anyone ever networked a VIC-20 >> before? I don't mean SLIP or PPP through a serial-port. >> I mean ethernet or similar. >> >> Am I really first? > In these modern times, probably yes. But, in the entire > history of the VIC-20, no. I realise Vic 20s have been connected together before but not to generic networks, it's always been to like machines. > A long time ago [in a galaxy far away ;-)], Commodore sold a classroom > network for the C64. Students' computers were connected to the teacher's > file-server through disk-drive cables. > Does anybody remember the details of that product? I have a similar network for PETs called MUPET, it allows multiple machines to connect to shared drives and printers over the IEEE bus. Lee. ________________________________________________________________________ This e-mail has been scanned for all viruses by Star Internet. The service is powered by MessageLabs. For more information on a proactive anti-virus service working around the clock, around the globe, visit: http://www.star.net.uk ________________________________________________________________________ Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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