What classic equipment was rebadged?

From: James Willing <jimw_at_agora.rdrop.com>
Date: Mon Mar 8 10:12:33 1999

On Mon, 8 Mar 1999, Derek Peschel wrote:

> Everyone's mentioning hardware. I was also wondering about software. The
> "buy a bunch of components and slap them together" approach is gaining in
> popularity these days, but I assume it's happened for a long time? There's
> also the "hire a (consultant, young intern, gang of students) to write the
> code" approach. I'm sure that happens a LOT.

I was wondering when someone might start down this path. There are also a
lot of 'contract houses' out there who are paid quite well to not be
known, that write the software for a number of the big names in the

One of the more prolific that I am aware of (having worked there for a
while) was (is?) 'Control-C SOftware'. (Andrew Johnson-Laird and

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