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Re: SAGE-BOMARC RISKS

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  • Thomas
    Perhaps the term no useful function could be strongly debated by most model railroaders or Rail Fans in general. For magnitude of a lot more people than on
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 20, 2011
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      Perhaps the term "no useful function" could be strongly debated by most model railroaders or Rail Fans in general. For magnitude of a lot more people than on the Cold War Com Forum, tale a look at
      URL: http://cs.trains.com/trccs/forums/

      --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com, jhhaynes@... wrote:
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      > --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com, David <wb8foz@> wrote:
      > >
      > > On 2/18/11 6:13 PM, OZOB99 wrote:
      > >
      > > > related to telephone lines:
      > > >
      > > > http://yarchive.net/risks/sage_bomarc.html
      > >
      > > Note the author, Les Earnest. Anything he wrote is worth reading.
      > >
      > A former colleague and I came up with the term "model railroad"
      > as a metaphor for systems like SAGE. A model railroad is a project
      > that can absorb any amount of time and money and creative energy,
      > is fun to construct and operate and watch in operation, but
      > performs no useful function.
      >
      > Perhaps a more recent term would be "performance art" - such as
      > done by Survival Research Labs. See www.srl.org and Wikipedia.
      >
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