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Issue 28 : November 1984

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Vertical Tack of the ABC - Tony Quinn and Alex van Someren

AT THE FIRST public airing of the ABC range during the PCW Snow, a development manager from Apple is reputed to have challenged staff on the Acorn stand about who had written the icon-based desk-top manager software -- because it was so similar to Apple's own version for the Macintosh and they might want to sue! Apocryphal or not, the story reflects the concern which the arrival of the ABC must nave stirred up in the competitive business computer market.
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