Re: OT: OT (TECH): Old media revisited (< OT: TV (was: OT: Dvorak))
|Date:||Wednesday, July 30, 2008, 15:22|
> [mailto:CONLANG@listserv.brown.edu] On Behalf Of Mark J. Reed
> On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 10:23 AM, <li_sasxsek@...> wrote:
> > Locally, I found a working Apple IIc
> Ah, the //c. Portable, as such things went. I remember desperately
> wanting one of those when they came out. 1984, IIRC...
About as portable as anything was back then in the era of the original Compaq.
> > A few of the floppies are CP/M formatted so I'll need to
> find a utility to see what's on them.
> Are Apple CP/M disks readable by other CP/M systems? Might be able
> to read those directly onto a PC with no serial cable.
No. Still the same issue with Apple's proprietary disk controller and format. ISTR
some utility software that could transfer files from CP/M to Apple DOS.