Yet again your votes showed the consistency of
previous years with almost every eligible article or program
receiving votes. Again the same type of articles appeared near the
top of the poll indicating, hopefully, that we are continuing on the
As you may know, if you are a long term reader,
the basis was changed a little this year so that awards were given
for the Best Article, Best Program and Best Miscellaneous.
Remarkably the three programs that received the most votes overall
came from each of the categories. So here, for those who can't wait
any longer, is the result of the Readers Poll for 1986.
by Mark Hutchinson
by Paul Lay
by Jim Short
Congratulations to each of
the above and thank you to everybody who voted. Your interest is
much appreciated. The winners will each receive a handsome trophy
which we'll show you next issue (we are still waiting for it!!).
For interest, the remainder of the 'Top Ten' -
those who nearly made the awards - is as follows.
Smartsheet by Ken Shin
Adventure Column by Garry Francis
A Guide to Error Codes by Steve Pedler
IV by John Sweeney
Check by Garry Francis
Online by John Davison
Display Lists by Steve Pedler
again to all those who contributed and those who voted. Keep the
contributions coming and, maybe, next year you could be the proud
owner of an exclusive PAGE 6 trophy!
The Speedscript review on page 70 of Issue 26 was
wrongly credited to Eddie Cross. It was written by Eddie Cousins.