[TriLUG] Red Hat, GNOME, and Canonical, oh my
tarus at opennms.org
Fri Jul 30 13:58:20 EDT 2010
On Jul 30, 2010, at 1:35 PM, matt at noway2.thruhere.net wrote:
> Brian (who's old enough to have fought these over Atari800 vs C64), you
> reminded me of those days and the wars between the C64 vs Atari and the
> C64 versus the AppleII versus the TRS-80. In many ways I recall years as
> a mini personal computing golden age. In the days before the internet, we
> had communities of dial up BBS and services such as Q-Link (predecessor to
> AOL) and Compuserve. Forums, email, on-line gaming, encyclopedias, etc.
I had a TRS-80 Model 1 and I remember the wars between that and the Apple ][. The TRS-80 has a slightly larger screen but was black and white while the Apple had color, and the "debates" between the two camps were quite often funny.
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