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#78105: "Many engineers, including Ed Roberts, thought the 6800 was a better chip than the Altair 8080" - I think the authors meant the "Intel 8080"

P1.0
28-Jan-15
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#78106: There's a subtitle named "Wildfire grep -nH -e Beyond the Valley", which looks like an error

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28-Jan-15
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#78107: Talking about the Borland board demo of Turbo Pascal, in page 178 there's this sentence: "In October 1983, Berry got a call from Kahn to com...more...
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28-Jan-15
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#77877: Several mentions are made of a Shugart 1 1/4" floppy drive. I believe the authors meant 5-1/4" floppy drive.--Erik Anderson

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01-Dec-14