From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Sun Jun 22 17:51:49 1997

On Sun, 22 Jun 1997, Scott Walde wrote:

> IIRC, there was some debate in the _really_ early rainbow magazines.
> (Or maybe it was in the 80 Micros. I have those, I'll have to check
> later.) They were trying to decide a nickname for the Colour
> Computer. I don't remember off hand what some of the other candidates
> were, but there were some people who thought CoCo was too 'cute' or
> non-business like or some such.

I've always held the nickname as being rather obnoxious. Calling it the
"COC" would have been more masculine and macho!

Computer Historian, Programmer, Musician, Philosopher, Athlete, Writer, Jackass
Received on Sun Jun 22 1997 - 17:51:49 BST

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