On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 7:22 PM, Brian White <bw.al...@gmail.com> wrote:

> * I heard someone suggest that actually the M100 was probably technically
> correct according to the standards of the time, and predated the PC, and
> it's actually the IBM PC that came along, backwards, and essentially made
> everyone else change. This perfectly believable to me. So when I say the
> M100 is "backwards", it's only in the sense that it is the exception now,
> not that it is wrong.
Well, a female DB-25 certainly makes more sense on a laptop. Avoids problem
of pins getting damaged and wrecking your laptop instead of the cable.

Another great design moment or accident of history that makes most of our
Model 100's still functional 34+ years later.

-- John.

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