[Coco] Re: [Color Computer] Re: Hello All

Malcom Ramey mramey at realtycenter.com
Wed May 26 14:40:17 EDT 2004

The new www.coco3.com web site appears it would be a good place for coco discussions, just need more people to find it and sign up.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Charlie" <chazbeenhad at hotmail.com>
Reply-To: ColorComputer at yahoogroups.com
Date:  Wed, 26 May 2004 17:44:21 -0000

--- In ColorComputer at yahoogroups.com, "Bob" <theother_bob at y...> wrote:
> >  I find it.... well .... wierd that there doesn't even barely 
> to be an online COCO community yet people still have COCO fests.
> > 
> >  Maybe I don't read the correct "lists" or forums. I check here 
> yahoo or Delphi about daily to find.... nothing. I think you can 
> count the number of active people in these forums on a single hand.
> > 
> >  There doesn't seem to be any real software dealers. No one from 
> the old software companies like Sundog or Diecom are active with 
> COCO at all. These floppys are 15+ years old and when they go bad 
> are SOL.
> Too true Charlie. First of all, the bulk of the CoCo chatter is on 
> the MaltedMedia list, including about a dozen replies to your post.
> You can subscribe to it as a mail list or read it as a newsgroup if 
> you don't already. There's probably some heartburn out there over 
> some a$$hole spamming bit.listserv.coco literally to death and some 
> folks just refuse to give up the ghost and join the new list or the 
> yahoo lists... that's their loss as well as ours.
> I for one am still developing CC3 GUI software to make it easier 
> folks with hard drives and HDB-DOS to manage files on their 260+ 
> (potentially) disk drives. I just wish I had done this 10 years ago 
> when I might have had a chance to market it.
> Well, it's still fun for me and yes, right now there are some 
> products being introduced for the CoCo. I might even try my hand at 
> an html rendering program for the CoCo3 now that ethernet is on the 
> way. I love programming my CoCo in a way that PC's will never 
> to.
> cheers,
> Bob Emery
> http://www.geocities.com/theother_bob

Thanks for the reply Bob! How can I subscribe to this Maltedmedia 
list? I'd prefer reading it as a newgroup (name?) but e-mail would be 
OK also.


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