Microsoft Hatred FAQ
greymaus at cableone.net
Sun Oct 16 19:27:44 CEST 2005
Tim Hammerquist wrote:
> I loved my little CoCo! I had the original CoCo, upgraded with
> the 5 1/4" floppy drive, and later upgraded the whole system to
> CoCo 3 with OS9.
I put the piggyback RAM board in, which gave me, I think, 1 Meg of RAM.
I also found that the whole system ran faster and better (especially
under OS9) with two floppy drives.
Programmed that puppy in OS9BASIC and 6809 Assembler...Much preferred
the Assembler. A lot less confusing than Microsoft's assembler! But I
had to shift over to PCs when I figured out that Tandy wasn't supporting
the CoCo system. They took the 40-connector extension boards out of
their inventory and that killed the market right there. Another raid
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