Old Microsoft MSX standard?

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Mon Dec 28 12:39:30 1998

> While reading some late-1984 Byte mags, I came across a description of
> the Microsoft MSX computer standard. Implemented mostly by Japanese computer
> manufacturers, an MSX computer is CP/M based with 32k of RAM, a cassette

It is most certainly NOT CP/M, although it was intended to be similar.

> port, RF modulator, and cartridge slots for expansion. I picture a Z80-based
> VIC-20 or C64, although not in that physical form.
> Anyone have any info on this?

Also a standardized disk format, based on MS-DOS'

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