Help for a Brother! (fwd)

From: Luc Vande Velde <>
Date: Tue Sep 16 08:52:00 2003

I am not sure it's the correct version but I have a converter for "Brother
Typewriter" disks to Word format
As I am not allowed to make large attachments here, I've put it on the web.

I hope it helps you...


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[]Namens Bryan Pope
Verzonden: dinsdag 16 september 2003 13:54
Onderwerp: Help for a Brother! (fwd)


        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
> 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
> refuge up in Idaho, not too long ago. And with it .. to wherever good
> 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
> 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
> this for this Order? I've nver seen anything about how the scribes stored
> 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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