[Coco] Why DECB is important to OS-9 folk.
wdg3rd at comcast.net
Sat Sep 10 19:56:10 EDT 2005
On 09/10/2005 05:17 pm, Stephen H. Fischer wrote:
> My solution under OS-9 would allow for a DECB runner, a full screen text
> editor and an online Manual which could be switched to by using the "clear"
> key. No huge delay like the switching of programs on DECB.
> Another of my points that is being ignored. Why not build a system that has
> the basic parts and floppy software so that all that would be necessary for
> the user to answer questions about their disks and then save that
> information. If they had an HD then that support would be loaded into OS-9
> dynamically. No need to build a new boot disk by old timers or new OS-9
Which part of "this is a hobby and nobody who doesn't own a landfill has made
real money from the Coco in close to fifteen years" did you miss? If you
want a feature, write it. Or at least ask politely, don't whine.
Ward Griffiths wdg3rd at comcast.net
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