pgraf--- via Ql-Users wrote: > When I read the subject "Stuart Honeyball" I somehow expected he'd > attend a QL meeting, publish his memoirs, or anything, but not that.
Yes, that would have been preferable. > I remember how proud I felt when Stuart Honeyball lent me an ear > about the 68020 processor, while I was still a QL nodbody. At that > time, he was reluctant about an upgrade to the GoldCard, because > (coming from the 68000 and the QXL's 68040) Stuart was not aware the > 68020 had dynamic databus sizing. I talked with him about my working > '020 wirewrap board, and how I patched QDOS so most of it worked > with the '020. In the end, I could convince him, and it felt like I > had given the SuperGoldCard a kick-off :) Interesting story. I'm still a huge fan of the SGC, but could never afford it at the time. > That's what inspired me, and what I later did my own way, with the > Q40, Q60 and Q68. Now I somehow feel like "the only one left". > Stuart was no longer active... but still... Well, there's Nasta, I've got the impression he knows the QL better than its original designers, though he seems to be impaired by his own perfectionism. > Having good hardware ideas is one thing. Actually finishing a > computer, so people can buy it, is a different thing. True dat. Marcel _______________________________________________ QL-Users Mailing List