MacWorld part 2

Mark Talluto userev at
Sun Jan 16 08:11:48 EST 2005


Ahhh....yes!  That was it.  I really enjoyed using that tool almost as 
much as I enjoyed all the Amigas I owned.  I don't mean to take this in 
another direction, but that OS was truly ahead of its time.  I remember 
switching to the Mac after I felt like I was the last one to still use 
the system.  The Mac seemed so inefficient next to my true 
multitasking, OS fits on a diskette, Amiga computer.

The good old days.  :)

-Mark Talluto

On Jan 15, 2005, at 12:53 PM, Roger.E.Eller at wrote:

> Mark,
> Was it AmigaVision? I used that allot to make slideshows of weddings 
> with
> music, animation, and it could be recorded to videotape easily with the
> Amiga's built-in TV-out capability. AmigaVision had drag & drop icons 
> with
> programatic if-then structures and control capabilities. It was 
> great...
> way ahead of its time.
> In the xtalk arena, there was an Amiga development environment called
> Foundation. The scripting language was very close to that of HyperCard.
> And it had a very intuitive database builder that provided dbase
> connectivity. Dbase was very popular at the time. Those were great 
> times!
> I miss my Amiga.
> Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at>
>> I did a prototype of a commercial app (kiosk) on an Amiga with an
>> iconic language developed by Commodore.  For the life of me, I can not
>> remember its name.  Maybe someone out there used Amigas as well.  It 
>> is
>> very cool, but it too had its limitations.
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> Mark Talluto
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