Kaypro Software-Micro Cornucopia Disks

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Wed Apr 23 17:17:00 2003

On Mon, 21 Apr 2003, J Forbes wrote:

> When I got several Kaypro II etc. machines several years ago at the
> thrift store, I also found a bunch of related floppy disks. Several of
> them are apparently copies of disks from Micro Cornucopia at Bend,
> Oregon (a mid 80s magazine?). They appear to have lots of useful
> software, I think public domain...assemblers, utilities, etc.
> I finally got round to getting 22disk running on an XT, and I've been
> reading these old floppies, and copying the contents to the hard drive
> on my main computer. No read errors yet, and I've done a dozen!
> amazing....
> Is there any interest in this stuff, such as on a CP/M archive server
> somewhere? I should be able to zip it up and email or ftp it somewhere.

I would suggest contacting Gaby and asking if she would like to
host it on her site.
                                                - don

> I don't have room on my home page (url below).
> Here's a sample of what's in them, from part of the .doc file for one of
> the disks:
> =============================================
> KAYPRO USER'S DISK #10-------Assembly Language Disk
> Micro Cornucopia
> PO BOX 223
> Bend OR 97709
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> This program is for all of you that wanted a Z80 assembler without spending
> hundreds of dollars for it. We modified the CROWE assembler so that it
> would work under any CP/M system. CROWECPM accepts standard Zilog mnemonics
> and creates a .HEX and .PRN files. The .HEX file is in Intel format and can
> be used to create a .COM file with the CP/M LOAD.COM. A symbol table is
> listed at the end of the .PRN file. It is a good assembler and the source
> code is included if any one would like to make it even better.
> See CROWECPM.DOC for information on using the CROWECPM assembler.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> This is another assembler. It is a rewrite of the standard CP/M ASM
> assembler. The difference is that this version can link assembly language
> programs together at assembly time. This version also runs faster the
> ASM.COM. This could be a the begininning of a linker for our Small C+.
> See LASM.DOC for details.
> =======================================================
> Neat stuff, obviously.
> --
> Jim
> Visit the Selectric Typewriter Museum!
> http://www.mindspring.com/~jforbes2
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