andre.kesteloot at verizon.net
Fri Jun 8 20:22:02 CDT 2012
On 6/8/2012 19:14 PM, Terry Fox wrote:
> Along with my (working) IMSAI and two Altairs, I still have my
> “Xerpro”, a home-made Kaypro-like portable computer, based on the
> Xerox 820 board. I was using it in DC to simulate digipeaters, and
> other stuff. It probably still boots, but I haven’t powered it up in
> a couple of years. I also have extra 820 boards, and a bunch of S-100
> boards of all types.
> Long live CP/M!!
You may remember that I too built a CP/M machine which I called the
Xerloot, also with a floppy drive (which could read both sides of a 5
1/4 diskette, if you punched the diskette at the right place :-)
I still have it, I think, somewhere in our basement.
What I liked about CP/M was that if you wrote some code and made an
error, the Editor would come back --sometimes-- with the comment
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