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Errata for Fire in the Valley


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  • Reported in: P1.0 (28-Jan-15)
PDF page: 74

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

  • Reported in: P1.0 (28-Jan-15)
PDF page: 117

There's a subtitle named "Wildfire grep -nH -e Beyond the Valley", which looks like an error

  • Reported in: P1.0 (28-Jan-15)
PDF page: 178
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 come over t...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (01-Dec-14)
PDF page: 376

Several mentions are made of a Shugart 1 1/4" floppy drive. I believe the authors meant 5-1/4" floppy drive.--Erik Anderson