Re: The first CD

2017-07-28 Thread drlegendre . via cctalk
> I dont think I've heard if the history of the technology behind cds. Was it SRI? I only thought the first cdrom software at least was that encyclopedia on CD? > This being 14" just sounds like a disk platter. It's obviously not a CD. It might be just a brown disk with scratches, being sold as

Re: The first CD

2017-07-28 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 7/28/17 8:30 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > > > On 7/28/17 8:20 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > >>> I dont think I've heard if the history of the technology behind cds. Was it >>> SRI? > > Sony. > They wrote a book about it. > > actually this was the book I was thinking of

Re: The first CD

2017-07-28 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 2017-07-28 4:31 GMT-03:00 jim stephens via cctalk <cctalk@classiccmp.org>: > >> >> Be the first on your block to own this one. I'm sure you can read >> it. >> >> The-First-CD-Vintage-One-Only/ >> http://www.ebay.com/itm/322349181899 Well

Re: The first CD

2017-07-28 Thread Mark Linimon via cctalk
On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 10:01:08AM -0400, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote: > I don't know if DEC was the first to publish software on CDROM; it > certainly was fairly early. Somewhere in my collection I have the first three BSDI releases (I was a very early customer). The first two, 0.3.3 and 0.9.1

Re: The first CD

2017-07-28 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 7/28/17 8:20 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: >> I dont think I've heard if the history of the technology behind cds. Was it >> SRI? Sony. They wrote a book about it.

Re: The first CD

2017-07-28 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
This isn't "the first CD". The only thing this has in common with them is digital recording on a spiral track. Apparently the seller has never heard of WORMs or knows the history of optical data recording. On 7/28/17 6:19 AM, Sam O'nella via cctalk wrote: > I dont thi

Re: The first CD

2017-07-28 Thread Paul Koning via cctalk
> On Jul 28, 2017, at 9:19 AM, Sam O'nella via cctalk > wrote: > > I dont think I've heard if the history of the technology behind cds. Was it > SRI? I only thought the first cdrom software at least was that encyclopedia > on CD? > This being 14" just sounds like a

Re: The first CD

2017-07-28 Thread Sam O'nella via cctalk
I dont think I've heard if the history of the technology behind cds. Was it SRI? I only thought the first cdrom software at least was that encyclopedia on CD? This being 14" just sounds like a disk platter.  null

Re: The first CD

2017-07-28 Thread Alexandre Souza via cctalk
He is a collins guy. Everything he has is made of gold, hence the prices. :) 2017-07-28 4:31 GMT-03:00 jim stephens via cctalk <cctalk@classiccmp.org>: > > Be the first on your block to own this one. I'm sure you can read it. > > The-First-CD-Vintage-One-Only/ > ht

The first CD

2017-07-28 Thread jim stephens via cctalk
Be the first on your block to own this one. I'm sure you can read it. The-First-CD-Vintage-One-Only/ http://www.ebay.com/itm/322349181899