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Re: Sharing the Family PC is Patent-Pending

From: John
Subject: Re: Sharing the Family PC is Patent-Pending
Date: Sat, 08 May 2004 20:10:17 GMT
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Dan Ganek wrote:

> Christopher C. Stacy wrote:
>>>>>>>On Sat, 08 May 2004 03:21:58 GMT, Dan Ganek ("Dan") writes:
>>  Dan> The first commercial system was the PERQ circa 1978.
>> Are you sure about that date?
>> I think you might be off by 4 or 5 years.
> Hmm I did more googling and you may be right.
> (One should always double check their facts :-)
> I was doing R&D in GUI's and graphic workstations
> at DEC during that time (78-84) and it's all a big
> a blur now. It was a very exciting time - Smalltalk,
> Star, Perq, Lisa, Apollo, the Mac, etc.
> /dan

It definitely was, Dan. Ah, the good old days! Hey, didn't the Pro have a
GUI? I recall seeing it run something like VisiOn, which it booted into.

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