Iım not certain to speak for anyone else but your postings through ARSCLIST
always arrive hours if not days after you send them. It is somewhat
cumbersome to go back and find these unread messages.
Am I the only one with this issue?
On 7/23/07 5:20 AM, "Don Cox" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 23/07/07, Jeffrey Kane wrote:
>> Sadly, what we've gained in technology we've lost in mass production.
>> Capacitors fail more quickly now than ever. Perhaps that's been
>> rectified but even today I have issues with caps failing in items as
>> recent as two years old. Nothing kills a motherboard faster than a cap
>> that decides to let the smoke out firework-style.
>> As for the CP/M floppies/hard drives, it's not as hard as you think.
>> The hardest part is getting the data off the physical media. Once
>> that's done, older systems are regularly emulated on modern hardware.
>> MESS is a project dedicated to this. It's highly entertaining having
>> access again to all the systems I used growing up. Some nutter even
>> cobbled up a program that simulates Apple II disk drive noises!
> Do you have a link for MESS?
> No use Googling a common word.