Famous & infamous computers of the 70's & 80's.

From: Allison J Parent <allisonp_at_world.std.com>
Date: Sat Dec 25 21:53:42 1999

<First, the infamous ones
<Computer with the worst keyboard: (tie) Sinclair ZX-81/Timex Sinclair 1000

  You forgot the commodore pet... another really baaddd one.

<Computer with the most limitations: Timex Sinclair 1000/Sinclair ZX-81.

Only exceeded by the base cosmac elf, NSC SC/MP and a slew of other SBCs.

<Computer with the best keyboard: (tie) Commodore 64(C), & TRS-80 Model 12.

  IBM PC XT, layout is not a favorite of mine but the feel was the best.

<Most famous "vaporware" computer: Xerox Alto.

  Nope Check up on World Power Systems... read scam.

You left out the terminals:

  Vt100 set a standard.
  Vt220 advanced it.
Received on Sat Dec 25 1999 - 21:53:42 GMT

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