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22892Re: [midatlanticretro] terminal 10

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  • B Degnan
    Oct 2, 2011
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      Evan Koblentz <evan@...> wrote:

      >I think we should take Bill's advice of using both systems. We can use
      >PCs to start, and gradually switch to terminals as we get them running.
      >Also, Bill's server will enable our eventual BBS exhibit.
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      >A rack-mount network switch is overkill for now. Someday when we move
      >into the H-buildings we'll need all those ports. For now, if we use
      >something of that size, we'll have to tuck it away under a table. Same
      >with the server.
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      >Another thing we could do after the big move (probably in a year, maybe
      >two) is place the server next to the UNIVAC and make a poster comparing
      >their size, weight, cost, speed, storage, memory, etc.
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      The switch is small relative to the server...2U...It will either sit on the server or a shelf nearby. I assume we'd not set up a rack. I kind of figured the whole thing would be in a separate room anyway but...?
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      Sent from my PDP 8/e.
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