Microsoft shopping for Java alternative

David LeBlanc whisper at
Sat Feb 13 06:59:00 UTC 1999

Well, the Alto/Dorados where pretty bare.. if you count custom micro-coded
ecl based "more expensive then GOD" machines as bare :) (according to the
Green book I belive.)

Back in those days, the 5mb removable platter hard drive cost more then a
dual PentiumII with 256mb ram and 16 gigs of hard drive do today.

Dave LeBlanc

At 09:19 PM 2/12/99 -0800, Tim Rowledge wrote:
>Then again, the Alto/Dorado implementation ran on pretty much bare
>machines, depending on who is telling you about it. And didn't the Momenta
>V286 based machines run pretty much bareback?

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