AH ha My brain ain't mush!!!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony Karavidas" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "'Protel EDA Forum'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2002 11:32 PM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] Protel clone on the way?!?!?!


> Yeah, 1989. Red box, Protel Autotrax. (I still have a box sitting here!)
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Joe Sapienza [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2002 8:01 PM
> > To: Protel EDA Forum
> > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Protel clone on the way?!?!?!
> > 
> > 
> > Darren,
> > I seem to be remembering 89, are you sure on that date or is 
> > my brain starting to fade? Joe
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Darren" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > To: "'Protel EDA Forum'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2002 10:01 PM
> > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Protel clone on the way?!?!?!
> > 
> > 
> > >
> > > Phil,
> > >
> > > In 1986 that was just called 'Protel PCB' that was the
> > > first version I used then. And I never used tape again
> > >
> > >  :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)
> > >
> > > Darren
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: DUTTON Phil [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, 11 September 2002 11:19
> > > > To: Protel EDA Forum
> > > > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Protel clone on the way?!?!?!
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > This looks a long way ahead of the original DOS Autotrax 
> > software. I 
> > > > expect that it's only a name similarity. Can't remember if it was 
> > > > 'Protel PCB' or 'AutoTrax' first (around 1986/87).
> > > > Ran it on an XT. Only top, bottom and 2 planes, handful of
> > > > track and pad sizes, no schematic editor and no netlist.
> > > > It was far better and cheaper than just about anything else
> > > > around at the time though. I think that it was marketed as
> > > > Tango in the US back then.
> > > > The place that I worked for then had a mainframe based system
> > > > that we could view one layer at a time and a screen refresh
> > > > could take 20 minutes. Other than that, it was hand taped.
> > > >
> > > > regards,
> > > >
> > > > Phil.
> > >
> > >
> > > 
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