Ah, but let's keep in mind that we are not limited to common vernacular. We are the experts in this field. We are?! : Just as doctors, mechanics, etc. have their own words and terms to discuss their expertise, so should we. But we do, like the pink frisbee, or the OCCID, or the hobbyt, etc!
Hugh Falk boldly stated: On a related note, did it bother anyone else in the 80's when people would refer to Atari or Nintendo cartridges as tapes? Yes, and it still does. Although I understand it sometimes help to stoop to that level to find them at yard sales. 8) I believe classic game
Hugh Falk wrote: Well, you can call it whatever you like. The IBM-compatible PC is a PC, but so is Apple and the others. So it isn't correct to only call that brand a PC. If you chose to be incorrect, that's your choice. For example, you could incorrectly say something like this, I was
You are correct in both cases. In this instance, I was talking about all Apple PCs...not just the Apple II. I don't mean to confuse the issue. I'm simply saying that it is incorrect to say that the term PC only applies to IBM/Intel-compatibles. Hugh -Original Message- From: Pedro
Hugh Falk wrote: The DVD project sounds awesome...please let me know more! The quick answer (for the benefit of those on this list not directly interested in demos) is that ex-Hornet is creating a double-sided DVD of demos. Not the raw data files themselves, but video of the actual demos
Pedro Quaresma wrote: Jim Leonard wrote: Pedro Quaresma wrote: Yes, but that's not the point; as I explained earlier, the PC versions are signficantly different, rare, or both. Hence the need to get them. Usually the AppleII versions of most games are more rare In what world do
Karl Kuras wrote: I was one of the first 10 Abandonware websites, and I built up the original AB ring with a search engine, mailing list, etc. I was also, not by coincidence, the first AB site taken down by the IDSA. My site was up in 1997. Well I can't say anything personally... but