[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Fri Jun 17 14:47:23 CDT 2005

velociraptor wrote:
> Oh, yeah.  We had a special board in one of our IBM PS2 computers
> at the library to do low-level copies of both 5.25" and 3.5" floppies.
> We also had all the "pirating" software for our Apples and other
> computers.  That's how we found out Tandy DOS would work on
> Zenith computers (or vice versa, can't remember).
> We had all this stuff because we "loaned" software for use on our
> computers in our library computer lab.  And you can just imagine
> the completely ridiculous stuff some of the students pulled...
> resulting in non-functional disks.

Oooh yeah ....  I worked at exactly the same lab.  (At a different
university though.)

 Phil Stracchino       phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
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