[Blindapple] new member and reading archives

Jayson Smith jaybird at bluegrasspals.com
Mon Jul 3 17:20:38 EDT 2017


I would love, love, love to get my hands on images of software you have, 
as you probably have some treasures. I hope this can happen somehow, 



On 7/3/2017 4:02 PM, Tom Brennan wrote:
> 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
> 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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