I’d crowdfund it. Though if they’ve also grabbed the Jupiter Ace, one imagines that any plans, however hypothetical, would be for some sort of omnibus machine. I don’t see the one with no games and a stack-based programming language selling like hot cakes.
> On 13 Apr 2018, at 16:55, Graeme Gregory <x...@xora.org.uk> wrote: > > Sam Coupe Mini? > > On Fri, 13 Apr 2018, at 9:17 PM, RWAP Software wrote: >> Paul Andrews (Andrews UK) is part of the team behind the original >> Sinclair Vega and Vega+ (not the version which Retro Computers Limited >> are still struggling to get out to Kickstarter backers), and theC64Mini >> which has come out recently. >> >> Rich Mellor RWAP Software www.rwapsoftware.co.uk www.sellmyretro.com >> >> On 2018-04-13 21:01, Thomas Harte wrote: >>> Per both Wikipedia and, more convincingly, the UK Intellectual >>> Property Office, they registered the 'Sam Coupe' trade mark in May >>> last year for software and hardware. >>> >>> They also seem to have gone after Jupiter Ace, ZX80, ZX81 and Sinclair >>> Spectrum so it might just be a name grab but they seem primarily to be >>> a Luton-based vanity publisher per https://andrewsuk.com/ (which gives >>> the same address as that with the IPO, so it's the same company) and >>> there's no obvious value in a trade mark you're not actually going to >>> use and that nobody else is using so my theories end there. >>> >>> Does anybody have any more concrete ideas?