[Coco] Deskmate 3 article link
msmcdoug at iinet.net.au
Wed Sep 15 04:39:42 EDT 2010
On 15/09/2010 4:22 PM, Little John wrote:
> Wasn't the SAM and VDG developed as part of some sort of Farmers
> Agricultural Terminal (one of which just sold on eBay rather cheaply)? Then
> they decided, hey, this could also be used to make a cheap color computer?
> I'm only asking because I seem to remember reading something to that effect
> ages ago - but as memories go, mine seems relatively fallible...
The entire Coco design was lifted almost verbatim from a Motorola datasheet.
It's basically a Motorola design - Tandy did little more than add a plastic
case and a Tandy logo...
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