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\dˌiːdˌʌbə͡ljˌuːd͡ʒˈiː], \dˌiːdˌʌbə‍ljˌuːd‍ʒˈiː], \d_ˌiː_d_ˌʌ_b_əl_j_ˌuː_dʒ_ˈiː]\
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  • The filename extension for Autodeskdrawing files. (http://faqs.org/faqs/graphics/fileformats-faq/part3/).
1985 - The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing
By Denis Howe

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altair 8800

  • An Intel 8080-based machine made by MITS. TheAltair was the first popular microcomputer kit.It appeared on cover of January 1975 "PopularElectronics" magazine with article (probably) LeslieSolomon. Leslie Solomon editor at Electronicswho had a knack for spotting kits that would interest peopleand make them buy magazine. Altair 8800 one such.The MITS guys took prototype to New York showSolomon, but couldn't get it work after flight.Nonetheless, he liked it, and as "Thefirst minicomputer in kit."Solomon's blessing important enough some MITScompetitors named their product the "SOL" gain his favour.Some wags suggested SOL actually abbreviation thecondition which kit purchasers find themselves.Bill Gates Paul Allen saw article 8800in Electronics. They realised Altair, whichwas programmed via its binary front panel needed high levellanguage. Legend has called claimthat BASIC interpreter Altair. WhenMITS asked demo Albuquerque, wrote onthe plane. arrival, entered code thefront demonstrated sold their "product
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