Re: Pirates of Silicon Valley

Ian Andrew Bell (
Wed, 23 Jun 1999 14:42:06 -0700

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They're baaaaack:

They had a banner ad on the San Jose Mercury site..

Sad. No web browser readily evident. Java VM?


Tom Whore wrote:
> 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.
> [---===tomwhore@ [] [] []]
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