Steve Lindemann wrote: > <way off topic> > Wild! I still run WordStar7 under XP so I can access old files from my > Kaypro days. Haven't cared much for the old WS diamond since the > control key moved into the damn corner of the keyboard. For years I > swapped the capslock and control key (in both DOS and windoze) but > finally gave up (too many different machines that I couldn't control) > and just got used to it. > > The control key belongs next to the A but I've been out-voted by /them/ > 8^) If it was good enough for teletypes and Sun it should be good > enough for everyone (Big Smile) ...and these days I have trouble with > Sun keyboards because they kept the control key where it belongs. oh > well... on the old Kaypro I wired a foot switch in parallel with the > control key so it was alot more convenient. > > ...have I gotten *sufficiently* off topic? I'm sorry, I couldn't > resist, I'm one of those old farts that actually got to empty the bit > bucket (remember card and paper tape punches?). Sometimes the old ways > are still valid otherwise we wouldn't be so hard over about an OS that > mimics UNIX. I like the xscreensaver and the ability to manipulate > images, but I still use a command line for doing anything that matters. > </way off topic> > > And now back to our regularly scheduled Fedora User List! > <more off topic> All this talk about Word Star tempts me to dig out my CP/M machine out of storage, and connect it to a serial port on my Linux machine. I have Word Star installed on the hard drive. (Along with a bunch of other stuff.) I could transfer it over the the Linux box and play with the CP/M emulator. (Yes, I do have a 20M MFM hard drive connected to a Z-80 based CP/M system.) </more off topic> Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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