[vcf-midatlantic] Halt and Catch Fire

Jameel Akari jakari at bithose.com
Mon Aug 21 17:58:32 EDT 2017



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Jameel Akari 

On Aug 21, 2017, at 12:22 PM, Michael Thompson via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

>> 
>> Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:32:53 -0400
>> From: John Heritage <john.heritage at gmail.com>
>> To: vcf-midatlantic
>>        <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org>
>> Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] Halt and Catch Fire
>> 
>> Is the show messing with us?   A Sparc station running Excel?  :)
>> 
>> 
> Sun did have the WABI (Windows Application Binary Interface) that would let
> you run some Windows binaries. They also had a 386 processor on an S-Bus
> board that could run Windows.
> 

The SunPC card. Succeeded by the SunPCi for later PCI based workstations:
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/SunPCi
(Not *quite* vintage yet, but getting closer every day...)



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> Michael Thompson



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