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.
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