Re-Introducing the First, and Fully Functional, Lisa Emulator

Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Wed Jan 24 11:34:30 CST 2007


 > In many ways, as I watched Lisa Office System and MacWorks boot up (via
 > trace logs), I saw many glimpses into the software design ideals and
 > practices of the early 80's.  I've never been an archaeologist, and
 > don't really know that experience, I can guess at the rush and thrill of
 > discovery.  Seeing the machine code of various Lisa OS's fly by has been
 > that experience for me.  I could almost understand what the coders that
 > wrote them were thinking, how they designed things, and why.  I could
 > easily tell what code was hand written assembly by an expert, or novice,
 > what assembly was generated by compilers.


PLEASE write document the details while this is all fresh in
your mind.





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