On Tuesday 12 March 2002 15:15, Kevin O Riordan wrote:
> I'm not even gonna try and claim this has anything to do with Linux,
> it was just the Subject line of the mail that reminded me of an
> article I read ages ago about "laptops" that did bounce quite
> successfully: Tandy TRS-80s.
Aah, the TRS-80 Model 100... I actually had one of those; I think my
dad's boss gave it to me, gosh, more than twenty years ago. It was a
*great* little box; with 8k of RAM (5192 bytes free!) and a fairly
decent selection of ROM programs; Microsoft Basic, a text editor, a
terminal emulator... best of all, its own 240x64 pixel LCD screen so
I didn't have to hog the family TV to write BASIC programs.
By the time I moved on to my next computer, I knew the M100 absolutely
inside-out; 8085 assembly is easy-peasy, and the built-in ROM had lots
of useful callable routines, once you knew where to find them.
Hmm, wonder where it is. Must dig it out and have a play...
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