Reply to post: Re: Dear Data general - such a lack of foresight.

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Antron Argaiv Silver badge

Re: Dear Data general - such a lack of foresight.

I worked there when the DG/One came out.

DG only wanted to sell batches of them to large corporate customers.

They had an all-hands meeting where someone asked why they weren't advertising the DG/One to individuals in the computer magazines. The answer, from "Captain" Ed DeCastro himself was, "Because they're not our market"

Jaws dropped. They were certainly IBM, Compaq, etc's market!

// had my own DG/One for a while. Slow, with an incompatible serial port.

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