From Facebook Apple II Enthusiasts Group:
I know people have had trouble recently getting some of the old Byte Works products. I’m looking at a number of options, and wanted to gauge interest.
All of our products that were produced at the Byte Works, and thus the ones we have clear copyright to, are on a CD called Opus ][. This includes ORCA/C, ORCA/Pascal, ORCA/M, and all of the support programs and so forth, but not ORCA/Modula 2. There are two disks, one with the executables and another with the source. These have been selling for $99 each or $195 for the set.
I’m considering offering these as downloads. They would be one-off sales, which would take some of my time for each one, so I would need to charge for them. I was thinking $25 each or $40 for the pair. You would have to move the individual files to your Apple IIGS or Apple II yourself.
This would mean the only way to get an individual language would be to buy the entire CD, but then, the CD would cost no more than the individual languages do now, anyway.
So, is this interesting to anyone, or does it really matter anymore? Let me know by replying here, or drop me a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the ORCA products, you can check out the ByteWorks website at: