Re: Pirates of Silicon Valley

Tom Whore (
Wed, 23 Jun 1999 01:02:37 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 22 Jun 1999, John M. Klassa wrote:

--]> Uncle Jack Tramiel, who knows.
--]You probably know this (and just failed to mention it), but
--]Jack and his boys took over and hosed Atari after doing their
--]stint at Commodore. I think Jack's reign saw the Atari TT
--]and Falcon lines, as well as the Jaguar and Lynx. RIP Atari.

yep, was the phrase at the time that TOS was Tramiel Operating System.
Then they got sued by Steve Jobs, whos job it was at theat time to be the
keeper of the gui, and litigation was the game. At the time he made billy
boy seem almost placid. IN the end though all he did was succed in handing
the market to MS. Ouchie

STs, I had me a 1024 with dual flops and the works. THe best things were
the midi apps and duengeon master. Now I got me the emus with more apps
than i had when i owned the beast.

As for jag and lynx..ugh. what a misfire into a crowded noodle.

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