Greg Chandler (Was: RE: [sebhc] Scanning in the HDOS source listings)

William Wilkinson billwilkinson at
Mon Jun 6 18:18:01 CDT 2005


According to this place
(, Chandler was
still owner of Enthusiastic Software as of 2001.  However, their Web site
at doesn't mention any people.


> [Original Message]
> From: Barry Watzman <Watzman at>
> To: <sebhc at>
> Date: 6/6/2005 11:54:37 AM
> Subject: RE: [sebhc] Scanning in the HDOS source listings
> Not sure who this was addressed to.
> I have a scanner with a document feeder, but those source listings are
> (some of them run to 500 and even 1,000 pages in 2 volumes), double sided
> and they were "reduced" from the old 14-inch "green bar" paper, which
> scanning them a hugely time consuming event.  So far, I have declined to
> scan these listings.  Also, the "binding" would have to be broken
> (permanently) to do this, they were originally bound with "velo-bind".
> If someone really wants this and wants to supply the originals and the
> return postage (if they want them back) I might consider it (consider it,
> I'm not saying "yes", only "maybe").
> Barry Watzman
> Watzman at
> [While the source listings as PDF files might be useful, what would be
> useful would be source code files that could be reassembled, created by a
> disassembler but then "corrected" using the source code hard copy listings
> as a guide.  I would have thought that Pat [Swayne] or Steve [Parker]
> have had the "real" HDOS source code, right out of the software
> group.  Or does anyone know where Gregg Chandler is?]
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sebhc-bounces at [mailto:sebhc-bounces at] On Behalf
> Steven Parker
> Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 12:37 PM
> To: sebhc at
> Subject: [sebhc] Scanning in the HDOS source listings
> This reminded me:
> > > HDOS Listing (HOS-1_SL)  HPN 595-2466 (4 volumes)
> ..weren't you (someone) already running one of these through an automated 
> scanner?  Only a bit of it ever made it to the archives.
> It would be cool to have the whole thing.  Even neater if you can also
> it.
> For OCR'ing .. I like to run stuff through twice, and turn the pages 
> upside-down for the 2nd pass (let the software flip them).  Then by 
> comparing the two sets you can quickly find nearly every optical
> error.
> Cheers,
> - Steven
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