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From: Iggy Drougge <>
Date: Fri Jun 1 18:50:32 2001

XenoSoft skrev:

>OB_CC_Trivia: 1) Was the font of the IBM PC with or without serifs? (90%
>answer incorrectly)

I don't know, but I've never liked the look of the "PC" font. In particular, I
find the A very irritating. It begins with straight vertical lines, then
suddenly comes a pyramid. Very ugly.

The Amiga "Topaz" system font had serifs in OS 1.x, whereas 2.x and upwards
was sans serif and similarly, the A had evolved from an A with straight
slanted lines into a rounded variation of the IBM theme.

>2) What was the primary complaint (other than not being enabled) about
>the lower case in the original models of the TRS-80?

The TRS-80 never was a success around here. The only Tandy computer which I've
ever seen in person was that flat, portable thing, rebadged by the

En ligne avec Thor 2.6a.
IRAQ, 10984 GHz, V
Getting TV from Iraq at all is kinda cool - you can get propaganda in English
at 1900 BST, and see the guy with the moustache almost any time. When they
show anime it's even cooler...
  Geoff Cowie
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