[rescue] Altos

James james at jdfogg.com
Mon Jan 13 10:26:47 CST 2003

At 11:22 AM 1/13/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>"James" <james at jdfogg.com> said ...
> > I assume you have seen this?
> > http://www.spies.com/~aek/xerox.html
> > Something tells me he could help you.
> >
> > Google is your friend.
>Cool page, and important computers, but "Alto" != "Altos", even if you have
>several of them.  Altos was a computer maker unrelated (AFAIK) to Xerox.
>Certainly the Altos 8002 I had in the early 80s had _no_ resemblance to
>anything along the typical Xerox PARC graphical-mouse-Etnernet axis.  The
>Altos 8002 was a 64k RAM, Z80 processor, 2 x 8" floppy machine that ran CP/M
>2.2.  Or, for masochochists, MP/M.  All character, all the time, over a
>serial terminal.

Sorry, I remember them now. I think I've seen them on ebay even.

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