Scor­pio News


July–September 1987, Volume 1, Issue 3

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Letters to the Editor Re. Shugart $4200 Dear sir,

in Tesue 2 of Scorpio News. Richard an $4200, It ts dn fect a single

Beal says chat he thinks they were Sided double density S25” drive.

I have always understood that it was the update of the originally very popular Saco. Unfortunately shugart took too long to Bring it out and when it arrived double sided double densities abounded.

Youre sincerely, Rodney Hanis, Reading, Berks.

IBM OK 1... and MasMer 7

Dear sir,

A few thoughts on the future of Scorpio News,

fas you ask in your Editorial. But first of all, what « pleasure to receive an

18 related magazine on eimet

mputing at an independent school in Surrey; for ay own purposes, I ‘ay faithful Nascom-2, with both Nas-Dos and CP/M ({’n using Spex to write thie). Our main computer lab has « network of Mascone using Nes-Nee, Dut T’am finding the lack of a structured BASIC, and the paucity of Languages/ applications « handicap, so we have recently obtained an Amstrad PeLsi2, parely for immediate use for demonstrations, and partly for the possibility of changing over one day. We also have another lab-full of Amstrad 52280, and various other computers used for Admin purposes

Although 1 should Like to see something in the magazine on Nascoms with Nas-Dos and/or Nag-net, I recognise that they are a dying breed, 80 vould not attract any great reader interest. However, 1 should most certainly welcome the idea of an TBH/clone/MS-Dos section” After the Nascom manuals, T find Amstrad very Uninformarive (though at least they have now found somebody who can prepare fensible index: in thi

T should also be interes! Munt’s evga , having just bought the Turbo version.

1 certainly to have a

ype you continue {nto the next Volume, I should be very sorry not. yeine to carry on the INMC tradition.

Yours faithfully, BM. Hawkes, Budleigh Salterton, Devon,

Yor to more 058. Dear Sir, Z,fhink that Scorpio News should give space to articles on CF/N-86,, MS-DOS end

there {ean acul Apricot Portable, but couldn’t get on with it. This was screen, but alse I couldn’t get on with COMMAND.COM and T couldn’t do anyehing Sith itr Now T have the Gosdo! cee bored and cF/M-06 welch Tan slowly palling apart fron CP/M-00 thanks to Digital Research providing CP/M-e0 versions Bf ASHG6 and GENCMD.

May I wieh Scorpio News many years of succ

Yours sincerely, W.i, Turner, New Malden, Surrey.

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