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a111: 14 results for "visicalc", http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=visicalc
asciilifeform: !#s visicalc
asciilifeform: visicalc crowned crapple.
asciilifeform: 'VisiCalc ran on a 24K-byte machine, 32K bytes with disk. '
asciilifeform: to get the word out to the primary consumers, who were financial people. [Editor’s note: A total of over 800,000 copies were sold by May of 1985, when Lotus purchased Software Arts and ceased marketing VisiCalc]'
asciilifeform: '...A few dealers knew what they were doing and got their salespeople excited about it. Because of VisiCalc, one of the Burlington, Massachusetts, dealers became the most successful Apple dealer in the country at that time. Two of its salesmen ended up as two of the founders of Lotus (the original team that brought out 1-2-3). We only sold about 1000 a month for the first few months because we had
asciilifeform: consider, visicalc was hyperbestseller among 'people who do things'; while the bare micro, even with rom basic -- was not.
trinque: visicalc and descendants leaned most this way, and thus he still uses that when alternatives aparrently exist
assbot: VisiCalc : Software Arts : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive ... ( http://bit.ly/1QjF1oR )
asciilifeform: https://archive.org/details/a2_VisiCalc_1984_Software_Arts << runable (!)
thestringpuller: visicalc is the greatest thing ever tho
assbot: VisiCalc: Information from its creators, Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston ... ( http://bit.ly/1QjEXFv )
asciilifeform: http://bricklin.com/visicalc.htm << author's www
assbot: 0 results for 'visicalc' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=visicalc
asciilifeform: !s visicalc
asciilifeform: 'visicalc' was a hyperbestseller before all of this, no ?