The late, great TRS-80
cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Jun 26 15:59:32 CDT 2007
> > I remember one time in the ealry 1980s checking into exchange rates,
> > particularly dollar/yen for Epson HC20, RC20, etc. At that time, a USD
> > was about 300 yen, and there were IIRC 2.85 USD per British Pound. It
On Tue, 26 Jun 2007, Liam Proven wrote:
> Well, the way it worked from when I was in my teens (mid-1980s) until
> fairly recently was, to convert a US price to a UK one, take off the $
> sign and replace it with a £ sign. It still happens today.
Therefore, prices in UK were/are? 2 to 3 times the price in US.
For a UK kid with limited funds, that sucks.
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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