Xerox 820 system disks in Teledisk format?
dave09 at dunfield.com
Tue May 5 14:23:30 CDT 2009
> > Dave,
> > There is no reason to turn on the hot and cold running nastiness and
> > sarcasm. I really thought you were above this sort of behavior.
> > I WAS NOT COMPLAINING ABOUT THE APPLICATION OR YOUR SUPPORT OF IT.
> > HOW MUCH CLEARER CAN I MAKE THIS?
> > If you are LOOKING for a confrontation, you've come to the wrong place.
> > Since things have gone so sour here ... yada yada yada...
> Steve, dude, you are way over-reacting. No one is being nasty, nor
> not-playfully-sarcastic. Let me take a quick shot at clarifying this
> minor set of email-muddled misunderstandings, then I'll shut up about it.
> Your original post ...
> " but IMD does not recognize my Compaticard IV (why on earth does it
> restrict you to drives A-D??). "
> ... if interpreted as such, does read like a bit of minor
> complaining... specifically the "why on earth ... ??". Now, because
> I've emailed/posted with you for a fairly long time now, I have a sense
> of your style, and know that you were just exclaiming aloud without
> meaning anything by it.
> Similarly, Dave's responses:
> "Why on earth did IBM define the PC with only enough bits in the drive
> select/motor on register for 4 drives ... A-D are the standard drives
> suspported by the hardware -- anything else needs "special drivers" and
> I'm just not going there... But you can get a full refund with the
> "DELETE" command so all is not lost."
> " ... so instead of complaining about it, you can put in however much
> time you think should have been put into supporting your special
> hardware yourself!"
> ... I thought were hilarious, and while I don't know for sure, I took it
> as he was just trying to be funny while expressing some very mild
> flabbergastion over your exclamation about limitations of his program.
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