Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Very, very productive day at museum!
- "Jeff Jonas" <jeff_s_jonas@...> writes:
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>> Perhaps, along with the TR haul next weekend, > I can bring Andy
>Goldstein's *working* MicroVAX-II to the museum? > It would free some
>space on my base-ment floor > and you'd have a 1984 vintage working VMS
>box > with d|i|g|i|t|a|l corp. credentials and history.
>I'm of mixed feelings about that.
>On the one hand, it's RUNNING and that's a big part of MARCH's
>direction: d= isplaying working vintage hardware & software. But PLEASE
>don't expect us to allocate the 10 feet of shelves for all the m=
>anuals! Perhaps just make a repeating pattern on wallpaper to show what
>it = was like being in a VAX office :-)
>Kinda like this, only with orange binders:=20
in Dublin, IE. Home of the Book of Kells. I got a tour there a decade ago
when I was there to do a dog and pony show on comp. security for, primarily,
>whereas the Unix library is more likeWell, I was only speaking to the MicroVAX-II, monitor, kbd, and table-top
>On the other hand: we already have the PDP8 and PDP11 on display with
>VERY = iconic DEC logos & colors.
>Please understand: I just wheeled out the Interdata system and I worked
>at = Concurrent Computer Corp's Tinton Falls facility developing
>real-time Unix.= I just gave my last tour for that beast.
>I used the Zilog system 8000 and had a model 31 and 21 of my own for a
>whil= e. That's now in the "H" building (was in the original "hotel"
>MARCH exhibi= t). I used the AT&T 3b2 for years and those are also "off
>display" for whil= e until MARCH has space for a "made in NJ" exhibit.
tape (TK50) unit. While I do have the walls of Blue (V1-V2), Orange (V3-
V4), Gray (V5-V6) and White (V7-V8), I wasn't thinking of donating those
just yet. I need them for insulation around my workspace! :)
However, I figured that if it doesn't look and smell like Unix, it's not