[Blindapple] new member and reading archives

Tom Brennan g_brennantg at TITAN.SFASU.EDU
Mon Jul 3 16:02:42 EDT 2017

Welcome to the list, Jeff.  I fondly remember the magazine and still have
several of its disks along with lots of programs that came from it.  Still run
that stuff on my Apple and Laser computers.


Tom Brennan  KD5VIJ, CCC-A/SLP
web page http://titan.sfasu.edu/~g_brennantg/sonicpage.html

On Mon, 3 Jul 2017, Jeff Weiss wrote:

> Hello,
> My name is Jeff Weiss and I just joined the blind apple list.
> I used to publish a disk magazine for blind Apple users originally called
> Apple Talk.
> Due to a problem with licensing Dos for the magazine, I later changed the name to
> A-Talk.
> First, how do I read the archives?  I downloaded some files that end with .gz.  I guess this is some type of zip file, but where can I get the program to unzip the files?
> My next question is how do most of you boot your apple disks on the pc?  I have started launching mine with batch files, which makes the process much easier than typing out the entire launch commands.
> Also, I think Jason said that there are additional disk images available.  Are they available for download, or directly from Jason?
> That's enough for now, and I look forward to comments from other list members.
> Jeff Weiss

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