MSX (Was: !Re: Nuke Redmond!)

From: Sipke de Wal <>
Date: Mon Apr 10 15:43:40 2000

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From: Hans Franke <>
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Sent: Monday, April 10, 2000 11:00 PM
Subject: MSX (Was: !Re: Nuke Redmond!)

> Sipke de Wal wrote:
> > Microsoft also was involved in the (in)famous MSX
standard and they
> > developed MSX-DOS for it.
Hans Franke wrote
> Hey, drop this right now ... MSX was quite a great thing.
> And if I had to select the single best thing MS ever did
> to the customer, I'd definitly go for MSX. I think it's
> not MS fault that it never realy took of in the US ...

I Agree ......

All I wanted to say is that MSX-DOS effectively is the same
as CP/M 2.x
CP/M-software even ZCPR3 would happily run under MSX-DOS

Trouble was that there was more than one MSX standard mainly
due to
Spectravideo. That's why I stated: (in)famous.


(By the way. I'm from the Netherlands. Not that far from you
Received on Mon Apr 10 2000 - 15:43:40 BST

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