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Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: The new MARCH website is looking good !

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  • Jim Scheef
    Herb, Thanks for taking the time to check the website *and* for providing some useful feedback. I ll look for the missing pages. Jim
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 18, 2009

      Thanks for taking the time to check the website *and* for providing some
      useful feedback. I'll look for the missing pages.


      Herb Johnson wrote:
      > > >> Dan Roganti wrote:
      > > >>
      > > >>> The new MARCH website is looking good !
      > > >>> I just could [not] find the links to any photos
      > Jim Scheef <scheefj@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Dan and all,
      > >
      > > I did most of the site before VCF. I'm looking into ways to embed
      > Flickr
      > > slide shows into the site as well as a simple way to host picture
      > albums
      > > on the server. I want to move the videos to a streaming site like
      > > YouTube to make that content easier to view. The site is designed for
      > > ease of maintenance. The menus are all text plus CSS with a little
      > trick
      > > to make them work in IE.
      > I think Dan's question was about photos he could NOT find. He may mean
      > the PDP-11/20 Web pages I produced for MARCH, to support the
      > 11/20 exhibit I produced for MARCH. By signed agreement with MARCH,
      > MARCH has copyright to that material. The agreement was with the
      > material I provided to Jim months ago at his request.
      > Jim has done good work on the overall site, and the important features
      > of the 11/20 exhibit and material are on the MARCH site. But the
      > PDP-11/20 pages are full of links to nowhere, mostly former links to
      > photos or documents which were nonetheless provided. There are some
      > formatting errors too, such as the list of PDP-11 boards which I set
      > up to physically correspond to the actual boards as photographed. It's
      > tricky formatting I'll admit.
      > I learned a lot from the experience, but I'll make only one point
      > about it.
      > My special thanks to David Gesswein and his http://www.pdp8.net/
      > <http://www.pdp8.net/> Web
      > site and resources. Among other support he provided, including
      > artifacts he donated, David developed at my request new videos of his
      > PDP-8 and Teletype in operation. He improved them further on his own
      > Web site. Enormous content on his site, real hardware at work,
      > resources available there to help others with THEIR PDP-8's. His work
      > is most admirable; his helping ME, made his OWN work better. That's
      > how it's supposed to work, and that is one reason I did the exhibit
      > and Web content for MARCH: as an EXAMPLE.
      > Herb Johnson
      > retrotechnology.com
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