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RE: [midatlanticretro] Unibus or Q-Bus Systems?

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  • Vince Fleming
    Now I m trying to remember the model number of the one that was a terminal/phone with the squishy touch screen that felt like boobs...
    Message 1 of 42 , May 3 12:00 PM
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      Now I'm trying to remember the model number of the one that was a terminal/phone with the squishy touch screen that felt like boobs...

       


      From: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com [midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com] on behalf of B. Degnan [billdeg@...]
      Sent: Friday, May 03, 2013 2:54 PM
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [midatlanticretro] Unibus or Q-Bus Systems?

       



      -------- Original Message --------

      > From: "Vince Fleming" <vincef@...>
      > Sent: Friday, May 03, 2013 2:46 PM
      > To: "midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com"
      <midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: RE: [midatlanticretro] Unibus or Q-Bus Systems?
      >
      > I was referring to machines SOLD by AT&T. They "Always" ran UNIX.
      >
      > I would love to hear of a documented case of them selling a 3B2 with any
      other OS installed.
      >
      > ________________________________________

      The AT&T 6300 always never ran UNIX.

    • Dave McGuire
      ... I don t blame them! Great stuff. ... That s actually a reasonable business model for a company the size of AT&T. ;) -Dave -- Dave McGuire, AK4HZ New
      Message 42 of 42 , May 3 6:33 PM
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        On 05/03/2013 08:05 PM, Vince Fleming wrote:
        > They were really popular with managers at Bell Labs and other areas of
        > AT&T - I remember my manager at AT&T International had one around 1997,
        > too. Many managers had them.

        I don't blame them! Great stuff.

        > It would be typical that AT&T would design something and they be the only
        > ones that ever bought them. :)

        That's actually a reasonable business model for a company the size of AT&T. ;)

        -Dave

        --
        Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
        New Kensington, PA
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