Preventing CGA revisionist history
chrism3667 at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 25 19:03:16 CST 2006
wait a cotton picking minute...isn't there a reference
in "Revolution in the Valley" to a game written by
Bill Gates with a big BROWN donkey??? I don't own the
book, obviously stating from memory. Maybe someone can
confirm or deny.
--- Bill Sudbrink <wh.sudbrink at verizon.net> wrote:
> > Wait a second -- while your explanation very
> completely explains HOW, it
> > does not explain WHY. Why did IBM go through all
> that trouble to turn
> > #6 brown?
> My bet, at the time, it was popular to display
> little "landscapes" as
> part of system demos. Lower third of the screen
> green (for grass)
> upper two thirds blue (for sky) some kind of small
> building represented
> in red (for bricks) and... a tree. You need brown
> for the trunk.
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