[vcf-midatlantic] NeXT printer emulator/bridge

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 15:37:49 EDT 2018

On Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 3:19 PM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> On 06/18/2018 02:56 PM, Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > I do have one more question.  I was only parroting the lore I heard out
> > there and mistakenly repeated it -  "The Next Printer is just a Laser Jet
> > II with a Next Badge"....where did that come from then?  I am well aware
> > that there are many incorrect anecdotes in our hobby.  Is this just one
> of
> > them?  Before you know it they'll be saying the Apple II was not the
> first
> > computer ever.
>   It came from an idiot who doesn't know what a laser printer "engine"
> is, made an assumption likely based on superficial mechanical
> similarity, made another assumption about who actually made the HP
> LaserJet printer mechanism, and made proclamations based on those
> assumptions.
ah, that guy.

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