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Sun Aug 22 09:31:20 CDT 2010
On 7/21/2010 9:46PM Jim Leonard Wrote:
> Towards the end of the company, most of our sales were from either SCO
>developers who wanted to pay $99 for a
> COFF-binary unix compiler instead of $1200 from SCO, or from new Linux users
>who wanted the gigantic and
> awesome Coherent manual.
My copy of the manual outlasted the actual installation by at least 10 years.
It somehow got lost during a move.
I used Coherent from 1989 to 1991, when I switched to Linux. Coherent was a
really slick system considering the 64k+64k limitation.
From: Jim Leonard <trixter at oldskool.org>
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Sent: Wed, July 21, 2010 9:46:46 PM
Subject: Re: Coherent 3.1.0...
On 7/21/2010 8:43 PM, Zane H. Healy wrote:
> At 4:56 PM -0700 7/21/10, Mark Davidson wrote:
>> Woo-hoo! Just bought a copy (sealed, apparently) of Coherent 3.1.0 on
>> EBay! That made my day...
> Nice! I remember reading about Coherent 3.1 when I was first starting
> out with Linux. Back in the Linux 0.12 days I really wished I could
> afford a commercial UNIX variant, now everything is Linux.
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