Microsoft open sources GWBASIC
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Mon May 25 13:51:18 CDT 2020
> On 25 May 2020, at 17:44, Liam Proven via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> And yet, despite that, there was a profusion of machines. Z80 and 6502
> and 6809. MS BASIC and MSX. The big American makes: Atari and Tandy
> and Apple. The big European makes: Sinclair, Oric, Amstrad. The niche
> ones: Sord, Spectravideo, Mattel, VTech/Laser, Dick Smith. The little
> British companies: Dragon, Memotech, Camputers, Jupiter, Elan.
Quite a few Australians might not share your view that Dick Smith was ‘niche’, Europeans may, largely because they’ll have never heard of him in Europe. For proper niche see the RCA-1802 powered COMX-35.
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