Preventing CGA revisionist history
trixter at oldskool.org
Fri Jan 20 21:43:22 CST 2006
Tony Duell wrote:
> Oh for %deity's sake....
Believe me, I feel the same way. I'm just trying to convince a stubborn
> I feel the onus is on the original questioner to provide documentary
He has digital photos of a 5153 that isn't performing the extra
conversion, which is what started this entire mess.
I believe the issue is settled with the person in question, so no need
to talk about it further. I provided the schematic along with your
explanation (credited to you) on http://www.oldskool.org/pc/cgacal and
that seems to have put the matter to rest.
Regardless, I'm not going to pursue it further (someone humorously
referred to me as "charging the CGA windmill" :-), although someday I
would like to know *why* IBM went through the trouble. Some engineer
has probably taken it to his grave.
Jim Leonard (trixter at oldskool.org) http://www.oldskool.org/
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