Re: [midatlanticretro] was Kim-1 info now GEOS..now GUI
- It's easy to find Lisa II (and later) systems, but the original Lisa is
extremely rare. Recently one sold on eBay for roughly 10K.
--- Dan <ragooman@...> wrote:
> I recall the Apple Lisa being the first home computer system with a GUI,
> the precursor to the Macintosh. This is one machine I'm still looking
> out for to add to my collection.
> billdeg@... wrote:
> > [snip]
> > The oldest GUI I ever used was an old Xerox system when I worked at
> > IBM in the 80's (do not have one now). An interesting exhibit for the
> > TCF or VCF would be "primitive GUI's." I have an Apple II GS with a
> > GUI, but this is newer. I don't know as much about earlier Apple
> > GUI's. I assume that their earlies GUI beat GEOS to the market?
> > Back in the day I was a DOS man and did not care for early GUI's that
> > much. Loaded it, played with it, put it away. DOS was more productive
> > until Windows 98. I admit that I still use DOS daily in my job
> > (programming/server support)
> > bill
> > vintagecomputer.net
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> It's easy to find Lisa II (and later) systems, but the original Lisa is
> extremely rare. Recently one sold on eBay for roughly 10K.
> --- Dan <ragooman@...> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I recall the Apple Lisa being the first home computer system with a
> > the precursor to the Macintosh. This is one machine I'm still looking
> > out for to add to my collection.
> > Dan
Here is a good web site for GEOS history
Basically is was many years newer.