Re: [midatlanticretro] Unibus or Q-Bus Systems?
- On Fri, 3 May 2013, Dave McGuire wrote:
>I wonder what weird AT&T machines my grandfather would remember...
> On 05/03/2013 03:27 PM, Vince Fleming wrote:
>> One did have a touch screen - I wrote a prototype app for 911 call
>> processing at Bellcore around 1984 that used the touch screen. It only
>> recognized touch "spots" - little death stars that you placed on the
>> screen. Touch a death star and it could be acted upon programmatically.
> Oh, but that does sound lovely! Too bad that didn't make it out into the wild.
>> I thought it was a 7300 unixpc, but that was 30 years ago...
> It wouldn't surprise me. AT&T used quite a number of those machines
> internally, despite not having actually built them. The computer store I
> worked in actually *sold* a great many of those "AT&T" machines to AT&T!
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
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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 ofI don't blame them! Great stuff.
> AT&T - I remember my manager at AT&T International had one around 1997,
> too. Many managers had them.
> It would be typical that AT&T would design something and they be the onlyThat's actually a reasonable business model for a company the size of AT&T. ;)
> ones that ever bought them. :)
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA