New Commodore 64 is Finally Here--For Real! PC MAG Snip
geneb at deltasoft.com
Mon Dec 28 14:25:57 CST 2015
On Mon, 28 Dec 2015, Paul Berger wrote:
> On 2015-12-28 12:13 PM, geneb wrote:
>> On Sun, 27 Dec 2015, Mike wrote:
>>> Would you buy the new Commodore 64 ? ? ?
>> No. The company folded years ago after the founder and driving force
>> behind the whole mess, died.
> The man who founded Commodore, Jack Tramiel resigned from the company in
> 1984, Commodore went on for another 10 years before declaring bankruptcy in
> 1994. Tramiel died of heart failure in 2012.
I'm well aware of that (as are most if not all Commodore nerds). I was
referring to the guy that stood up Commodore USA to build PCs in a similar
form factor to the original breadbox C-64. He died unexpectedly and the
company folded. It would have likely done so anyway, but Barry Altman's
untimely death hastened it.
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