[TUHS] tangential unix question: whatever happened to NeWS?
sclark46 at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 28 02:40:46 AEST 2021
On 1/27/21 10:47 AM, Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2021 at 02:11:26PM +1100, Dave Horsfall wrote:
>> Ugh! I've seen some ugly windowing systems in my time, but X... Heck, even
>> CP/M had a better system, IIRC.
> CP/M didn't have a window system, at least mine didn't. Hard to do that
> in 64K (I had 128K banked with the crt mapped into the 2nd bank).
Neither did mine I had an original Altair 8800 I had built and started with CP/M
2.2 then upgraded to 3.0 and wrote my
own bios and flashed into a prom board I had built from kit. Computers were sure
a lot simpler in those days.
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