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

From: Dwight K. Elvey <>
Date: Thu Jan 6 11:40:29 2005

>From: "Vintage Computer Festival" <>
>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 ;)

Ok, then they had no excuse.
Received on Thu Jan 06 2005 - 11:40:29 GMT

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