Quantum Link (Q-Link)

Tony Pflum tonypf11 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 19:34:34 CDT 2015

Originally I thought it was basing it on Comnet or Compuserve but after
reading these comments, I now think Quantum Link makes more sense.  They
are doing a good job portraying the various personalities, especially the
disfunctional ones.
On Oct 25, 2015 7:38 PM, "Fred Cisin" <cisin at xenosoft.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 25 Oct 2015, ethan at 757.org wrote:
>> There is a television show running on television now called "Halt and
>> catch fire" and I think they are basing it around Quantum Link as part of
>> the story. It's not historical but a period drama or something.
> and Compaq?
> I liked the part about IBM suing them for disassembly of the BIOS!
> and the hardware approach to how to read the content of the BIOS.
> (on a functioning machine with DEBUG.COM)
> Admittedly, it was more than a month after the announcement of the 5150
> before I could buy a copy of the Technical Reference Manual, which had
> source code of the BIOS.
> You can learn a lot about the details of history from it.

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