Re: [stella] Black Box Development system

Subject: Re: [stella] Black Box Development system
From: Kirk Israel <kirkjerk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 11:53:09 -0400
Let's see...I think I saw one as late as 1995 or so, in an old
computer lab at my university...dont think there was adrive for it. It
made me see the connection between the old 8-bit home computers and
some of the more industrial stregth machines thast preceeded them...

On 4/21/05, Adam Thornton <adam@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Apr 21, 2005, at 1:58 AM, David Wyn Davies wrote:
> > Last saw an 8" floppy around 1987. It was at the first place I worked
> > as
> > a programmer (converting PET Basic bespoke applications into GWBASIC on
> > the PC). It was a copy of Microsoft Basic. They didn't have any 8"
> > drives though.
> >
> The last one I saw in use was in about 1992.  It held the microcode for
> an IBM mainframe I/O controller of some kind that Rice had.  A 3745 or
> something.
> Adam
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