Importing binary files without removable storage nor non-bundled software (was: TKermitFTP

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Thu Jan 6 11:30:21 2005

On Thu, 6 Jan 2005, Dwight K. Elvey wrote:

> >And the programmers were not smart enough to figure a way around this
> >because...why?
> It would have been trivial for them to adopt a simple
> block transfer for serial binary at the begining. I suspect
> that the reason they didn't do this was that they didn't
> wan't people to transfer programs from machine to machine.
> Can you imaging. 1 million people with computers and they
> only sold one OS.

Hi Dwight.

Your theory would make sense in an alternate universe where the floppy
disk was never invented ;)

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