QL-Quality (Was: ZX-81 Question)

From: Hans Franke <Hans.Franke_at_mch20.sbs.de>
Date: Tue Mar 26 07:59:08 2002

> > My view is that had it sold for \pounds 600 or so and had a real disk
> > drive, real serial ports, and a useable keyboard then it might have sold
> > rather better in the UK.
> >Maybe they should have had a 'professional' version with an
> >external keyboard and disk drives, to satisfy both markets.
> >Anyway, history.

> Can't remember - did Sinclair license the technology to ICL and *cough* BT?
> Would the Merlin Tonto and ICL OPD (one per desk) have covered off the
> professional market perhaps?

I guess today this would be called 'embedded market'. A OPD is still
a top issue on my want list.


VCF Europa 3.0 am 27./28. April 2002 in Muenchen
Received on Tue Mar 26 2002 - 07:59:08 GMT

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