[vcf-midatlantic] C64 workhorse survivor

Jeffrey Brace ark72axow at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 04:06:12 EDT 2016

If it is in Polish, then Amiga Bill might be able to decipher.

On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 2:38 PM, Douglas Crawford <touchetek at gmail.com>

> That is a lot of mistakes. I glossed right over them.
> Thought maybe I check up on it and see if the whole thing was a
> fabrication.
> It is posted as reported here: https://www.facebook.com/
> RetrokompLoaderror/
> Can't read the foreign language but it is in line with all the other retro
> club stream of posts.
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 2:26 PM, Jeffrey Brace <ark72axow at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hey Doug!
>> Thanks for sharing! I love to hear about how vintage systems are still
>> working and reliable! I tell visitors at the museum how there are still
>> systems running COBOL and the reason is that they they are reliable and all
>> the bugs have been worked out of them. Why introduce something new where
>> you have to start all over?
>> I have to act like Evan now and point out that the article has some
>> inaccuracies. It looks like the writer just did a google search to find
>> their information. The C64 was demonstrated in January 1982, but released
>> to the public in August 1982. Also I believe there were at lest five
>> revisions of the motherboard, I see a REV-E on the later models. Also it
>> said the operating system was Commodore BASIC 2.0 GEOS. BASIC and GEOS are
>> two separate things. I think they mean GEOS 2.0.
>> But anyway. So happy to see the C-64 in the news and an unusual use for
>> it! :)
>> On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 1:44 PM, Douglas Crawford via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> http://hothardware.com/news/battered-but-not-beaten-commodor
>>> e-c64-survives-over-25-years-balancing-drive-shafts-in-auto-repair-shop
>> --
>> Jeff Brace - ark72axow at gmail.com

Jeff Brace - ark72axow at gmail.com

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