Re: Pirates of Silicon Valley

Joachim Feise (
Tue, 22 Jun 1999 19:49:02 -0700

Tim Byars wrote:
> > Uncle Jack Tramiel, who knows.
> Don't know who is who in the IBM world, but the guy responsible for the
> IBM PC died in a plane crash in California years ago.

Tramiel had nothing to do with IBM.
He was the Commodore boss. He left when Commodore bought the company which
had developed the Amiga. He then bought Atari.
AFAIK, he did of a heart attack, and his sons ran Atari to the ground.