Help for a Brother! (fwd)

From: Bryan Pope <>
Date: Tue Sep 16 07:05:00 2003


        Can anyone help this person? I am forwarding this message from a fido
mailing list gateway. Any responses I will forward to the fidoclassic
mailing list.


Bryan Pope

And thusly Mike Luther spake:
> Subject sorta says it all!
> A friend was still keeping tons of correspondence on a Brother Word Processor
> even up until a year or so, until the Windows Genie showed up. You know, one of
> the ones with the old fashioned LCD screen and so on, the integrated
> Brotherhood! Grin. You know, the one which only stored whatever you wrote on
> floppy disks, I think 3-1/2 inch stuff if my memory is correct.
> Well, the Great God of Fire settled on the building into which she had taken
> refuge up in Idaho, not too long ago. And with it .. to wherever good Brothers
> go when consumed, went the Brother Word Processor. So now she is faced with a
> whole box full of floppy disks with all the correspondence. The consumate
> backup, if you will. And as luck would have it, she needs .. for tax purposes,
> copies of some of the letters that were all put together on this ingenious
> all-in-one member of the Order of the Benevolent Infiniture of Brothers!
> Sigh .. What now?
> Does anyone here know about operating system, word processing format, any of
> this for this Order? I've nver seen anything about how the scribes stored this
> stuff. Heck, I don't even know if I can mount one of these diskettes on my OS/2
> Warp MCP2 level system, much less translate the dialect? Heck, it might be an
> evil byte of an Apple clone for all I know!
> Ideas?
> --> Sleep well; OS/2's still awake! ;)
> Mike _at_ 1:117/3001
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