[sebhc] Z-100 software
Deb and Glenn Roberts
gfroberts at adelphia.net
Wed May 18 19:58:59 CDT 2005
Well since I started this thread I thought I'd update by saying I tossed out
most of my manuals this week (actually recycled the paper but threw out the
binders). Must have been 30-40 manuals. Mostly zDOS/MSdos stuff but a few
CP/M things that were duplicates. Yeah it hurt. Heath/Zenith was arguably
"best in class" at documentation in its day ... times change. (I kept the
<switching subjects a bit ...>
Speaking of CP/M if you haven't read Harold Evans' book "They Made America"
I encourage you to look it up at your local library. The book is about
innovation in America. He devotes a chapter to Gary Kildall, "the true
founder of the personal computer revolution and the father of PC software".
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sebhc-bounces at sebhc.org [mailto:sebhc-bounces at sebhc.org] On Behalf
> Of Bob And Bettina Groh
> Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2005 6:01 PM
> To: sebhc at sebhc.org
> Subject: Re: [sebhc] Z-100 software
> Like the originator of this subject, I am also interested in the answers
> and discusssions regarding Z-100 software. I have a 'ton' of it (along
> with 3 Z-100's in my attic ) (and 1 H-89 in my basement) and really need
> to figure out what to do with it all. On my 'big' Z-100, I wound up with
> 4 operating systems on it - each in a small partition on the 10M (wow!)
> hard disk - CP/M, CPM-86 (lovely little system), Z-DOS and MS-DOS. One
> of these days I'll get back to it.
> Also delighted to hear that Barry has captured a bunch of stuff on
> CD-ROM. That is comforting.
> Bits and bytes to all!
> Bob Groh, Blue Springs, MO.
> 'Heathkit Engineer from 1977 to 1981'
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