Portability (was: Firsts)

From: Sam Ismail <dastar_at_wco.com>
Date: Tue Jan 20 18:28:52 1998

On 20 Jan 1998, Frank McConnell wrote:

> I'm thinking that the 85 was designed at HP's Corvallis site. Were
> those responsible thinking of themselves as "Portable Computer
> Division" back then?

I can probably find out. My friend's dad works there (and worked there at
the time) and my friend tells me they had an HP-85 at home that they used
to play Munch Man on. So perhaps he knows something about it although I
know he didn't work in the computer division but in the calculator

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