Multi-platform distribution format (Was: Backups [was

ben bfranchuk at
Sun Sep 20 22:48:59 CDT 2015

On 9/20/2015 9:12 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 09/20/2015 07:59 PM, ben wrote:
>> So did it matter? You ran Basic or played games from cassete. That
>> was for domestic systems, heaven help you lived out of USA for
>> computers.
> Gee, I thought we were talking about CP/M here.  How many CP/M systems
> used cassette for storage.  Better yet, how many commerical/industrial
> CP/M systems used cassettes for program storage.
> I've seen plenty of CNC systems that used cassettes as a paper tape
> replacement, but none were running CP/M.

This is the other option: Basic
CP/M was for the REAL 8 bit systems.

> --Chuck
OS/9 was nice for the 6809 but all I had was 1 floppy with the COCO II.

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