Hardware Hobbyists vs. Emulator Jockeys (was: Re: UNIX V7)
mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Jun 16 08:54:25 CDT 2009
On Jun 16, 2009, at 1:36 AM, Warren Wolfe wrote:
>> I know you were talking to Tony, but I must interject. Solving
>> problems, and making the machine work, also counts as
>> accomplishing something. For me, and I suspect Tony as well,
>> that's *more* of an accomplishment than, say, firing up WordStar
>> or EDT.
>> Not trying to be argumentative, just trying to explain a point.
> And, honestly, I understand. I will fix hardware for the fun of it
> myself. But, I'm not so happy if I want to program some 8080
> assembly language on, say, my Kaypro, and I can't because the drive
> has gone down. Then, the problem is a roadblock, not a puzzle.
Well yes...if it gets in the way of what you want to do at a
particular time, absolutely.
Port Charlotte, FL
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