[Rare systems]

From: Desie Hay <desieh_at_southcom.com.au>
Date: Mon May 18 23:18:11 1998

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From: Ward Donald Griffiths III <gram_at_cnct.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Tuesday, 19 May 1998 12:14
Subject: Re: [Rare systems]

>Desie Hay wrote:
>> I dont think anybody ported unix to the Lisa...well it wasnt a commerical
>> thing....
>> im not sure on this but if someone knows for sure ill like to hear from
>> check out my Lisa web page......
>Well, there was a Lisa running Unix at OCC '84 (the last) in Anaheim.
>At least one. At the Apple booth. Since I'd been playing with Xenix
>(at the Radio Shack Computer Center where I did tech support) for well
>over a year by then, I was actually not too impressed -- it was far
>from ready for prime time. But it was definitely Unix. It just wasn't
>commercial. Especially since Tandy Xenix systems cost a fraction and
>actually had support (around Los Angeles, that was mostly me -- with
>some good documentation and a good line to Fort Worth).
>Ward Griffiths
>They say that politics makes strange bedfellows.
>Of course, the main reason they cuddle up is to screw somebody else.
> Michael Flynn, _Rogue Star_

yes ive seen pictures of Garry Kildor with a Lisa at his side...
They had a version under development but i almost sure they never released
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