[vcf-midatlantic] Xerox Wildflowers - Dandelions and Daybreaks

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Mon Aug 17 14:59:37 EDT 2020

On Mon, Aug 17, 2020 at 10:08 AM Andrew Diller <dillera at gmail.com> wrote:

> I know DavidG has done some amazing work (along with other members) on
> VCF's 8010 (*Dandelion)*... And strangely enough the same day (yesterday)
> someone on the SGI Discord I frequent posted this amazing video, which I
> thought I'd share to interested people here:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10Dlr5rY9SI
> Of a Daybreak (*Xerox 6085)* booting up into ViewPoint 2.0 and using the
> apps. VCF also has a Daybreak which would be great to get fully functional
> again as well.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xerox_Daybreak
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xerox_Star
> I'm not sure of the dates, but do people know if the Xerox Star would have
> been the system that Jobs and the Apple team viewed at Xerox back when they
> had their infamous visits? Or were those Altos?

I wonder if the book "Dealers of Lightning" has any details about this.

> -andy

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