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Re: Emacs for over aged hippies?!

From: sms
Subject: Re: Emacs for over aged hippies?!
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:16:29 -0700
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On 8/15/2016 4:15 AM, Emanuel Berg wrote:
I was in a discussion on on
the properties of the combination spanner
(combination wrench) but as it happened the
discussion drifted away across the Pacific to
Easter Island, Russian history, and

    Word Star, perhaps the most successful of
    the early word processes. It was
    a monolithic program in assembly language
    and ran on the Z-80 processor, on the CP/M
    operating system. It was written by a guy
    named " John Robbins Barnaby", in four
    months. 137,000 lines of assembler code.

I was a Wordstar (DOS) guru.

You can still run it using VDOS. Not sure about printing anything unless you could install a parallel port card that supports the legacy DOS addresses

Install VDOS <>
Install Wordstar <>

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