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Old 01 December 2016, 20:21   #24
kovacm
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Originally Posted by ptyerman View Post
Wikipedia is accurate about the Amiga almost being a Atari machine though,
I will repeat again: Wikipedia is accurate now; but not so long ago article stated that Jack Tramiel invest $500.000 in Amiga...

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Originally Posted by ptyerman View Post
it was the court case between them and Commodore that decided that fate!
more precise: out of court settlement. Jack Tramiel in last interview (by 8bit generation) that Commodore pay million (not sure, I need to check) plus all court costs. (note: Jack also wrongly remember that he called company "Commodore" because of Opel Commodore which come many years later!)

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Biggest problem of man kind is universal "platform for common ground".
Mankind had great opportunity to have system for writing on computers imagined by Ted Nelson; system that would preserve provenance of information ("copy and paste" on computer should always remember: from where, who and when copied) but instead we are stuck with "404" internet by Tim B. Lee...
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