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Re: COMSPEC ... Warning: Somewhat commercial [message #282379] Thu, 23 January 1986 19:42
bruceb is currently offline  bruceb
Messages: 41
Registered: October 1985
Article-I.D.: amiga.603
Posted: Thu Jan 23 19:42:40 1986
Date-Received: Sat, 25-Jan-86 07:40:10 EST
References: <1099@ecsvax.UUCP> <11403@watnot.UUCP>
Reply-To: bruceb@amiga.UUCP (Bruce Barrett)
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Organization: Commodore-Amiga Inc., 983 University Ave #D, Los Gatos CA 95030
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Keywords: COMSPEC, memory board

In article <11403@watnot.UUCP> rmariani@watnot.UUCP (Rico Mariani) writes:
 > -commercial programs don't all work from ram: mostly the problems happen
 > 	with programs that are too stupid to ask for chip memory when
 > 	they need it (see my other article)...  I don't think it would
 > 	be wise to name names.  

I disagree!  To me it is much more important to know what programs do
not run on a 1 meg(+) machine than which are copy protected.  Lets:
	a) name names
	b) send cards, letters and phone calls to the offenders
	c) Have every developer test their software in a >512k machine.

--Bruce Barrett
(My optinions, of course)
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