BBC Domesday project

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Tue Dec 3 16:48:00 2002

On Tue, 3 Dec 2002, Peter Turnbull wrote:

> I don't know what exactly they did, but I do know that several people who
> have working laservision players offered to lend one. It's just a Philips
> laservision player, as still used by video buffs, but with a SCSI
> interface.
> Of course, you'd need software to make sense of the directory structure, so
> perhaps the "emulation" part was something to run the Video Filing System
> developed for the BBC Micro, or some equivalent.

Sounds like simply another case of a clueless reporter. My guess is that
"emulation" actually means "they wrote new drivers".

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