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Tue Apr 17 15:18:19 CDT 2018
On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 2:14 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Apr 2018, allison via cctalk wrote:
>> Looked at 8086 and decided it was a 8080 with a bag on the side.
>> It was and still is irrational.
> OTOH, Micropro had 8080 originated Wordstar running on the 5150 in weeks.
> It took them longer to edit the manuals than to port the code.
> Likewise Supercalc, etc.
Part of that too was because MS-DOS provided CP/M programming interfaces,
so in many ways it was CP/M with a bag on the side...
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