[Coco] Re: : Tandy's biggest mistakes thread

Arthur Flexser flexser at fiu.edu
Thu Apr 21 14:45:38 EDT 2005

Again, way too late.  (If it had info on the GIME, then you are talking about
the CoCo 3 era.)  I had in mind what was available in the early days of the
CoCo.  The manuals were written to not intimidate anyone, even children, with
lots of cutesy cartoons and so forth.  But they did scrimp a lot on the
technical side.


On Thu, 21 Apr 2005, Allen Huffman wrote:

> On Apr 20, 2005, at 4:51 PM, Arthur Flexser wrote:
> > The real problem is that there should have been much more technical 
> > information
> > relevant to ML programming available about the CoCo from RS.  Either 
> > as a
> Tandy published the technical manual, with gobs of information on the 
> GIME, etc.  They also sold a book on Color Computer 6809 assembly 
> programming.  Neither of those things were ever available from K-Mart 
> for a Commodore VIC-20.  I don't think that was really a big deal.
> 		-- Allen
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