OT: "Nortair" on TV

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Tue Apr 8 12:49:01 2003

On Tue, 8 Apr 2003, Jeffrey Sharp wrote:

> No, I meant that Sellam was giving the TV show's makers too much credit.
> The way I thunk it, they knew that this Norton guy had been around for a
> while, and they 'knew' that the Altair was the 'first computer', so they
> just put them together. That was based on my opinions on how much Hollywood
> and friends know about computer history.

It could be that there's a vintage geek on the show's writing crew. But
anyway, I don't know why they didn't just make it an Altair. It's not
like they would be violating copyrights or giving some company free
advertising. Who knows.

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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Received on Tue Apr 08 2003 - 12:49:01 BST

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