Software allowing IBM to read Mac disks

Gene Baxter baxter at ed8200.ped.pto.ford.com
Fri Feb 10 16:20:27 EST 1995


Andy Law (Big Nose) (lawa at bbsrc.ac.uk) wrote:
: In article <3h501s$p17 at lyra.csx.cam.ac.uk>, tjrc1 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk (Tim
: Cutts) wrote:

:   >   < embryonic IBM vs. Mac flame war deleted >

: There is a PC app (TSR?) that will allow Dos-based users to read Mac
: formatted disks in much the same way that Mac users can use PC-exchange to
: read Dos formatted disks. I can't remember the name just off the top of my
: head, but I could find it again if necessary.

: We find it is simpler to use Dos-disks though whenever we need to transfer
: data from one platform to the other and use PC-exchange, mainly because
: the Mac end is so much easier to configure to do that sort of thing. Disk
: access can be grindlingly slow though.
: -- 
: Andy Law

: ( Lawa @ bbsrc.ac.uk )
: ( Andy.Law @ bbsrc.ac.uk )
: ( Big Nose in Edinburgh )



Mac-ette will do the job....
Shareware and a cheap registration fee.
Look around on a gopher server and you should find it.

Baxter





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