[Coco] Looking for MM/1

John Baer sleepy99 at bellatlantic.net
Sat Oct 25 09:54:01 EDT 2003

On Friday, October 24, 2003, at 10:19  PM, KnudsenMJ at aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 10/24/03 12:44:06 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> bdevries at gil.com.au writes:
>> Huh? I didn't get Desktop GUI with mine. AFAIK, that software had to 
>> be
>>  purchased separately.
> I didn't get any Desktop with my MM/1 either, and even the buyers who 
> got the
> whole disk set (OddJob, etc.) did not, AFAIR.
> In fact, I don't even recall a Desktop (DeskMate?) or even a GUI kit 
> ever
> coming out.  I rolled my own GUI for UME back on the Coco, ported it 
> over in C.

I remember now... Al Huffman and Terry Todd of Sub-Etha Software wrote 
for the MM/1 using kwindows. I got a copy from one of the Atlanta fest
in the 80's. It was neat.

> Maybe you mean K-Windows, the graphics package, copied fromt he Coco3 
> with
> many improvements.  It could be used as the bare bones foundation to 
> write a GUI.
> Some guys did come out with a really fine GUI system, but never 
> distributed
> it that I know of.  This was back when we were still passing files 
> around on
> CompuServe and Delphi.

AFAIK they sold it only though Sub-Etha....

John B ---

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