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From: Rich Alderson <n...@alderson.users.panix.com>
Subject: Re: Living computer Museum system status [was Re: PDP-10 system calls, was 1132 printer history]
Date: 13 Sep 2012 21:27:51 -0400
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"Charles Richmond" <numer...@aquaporin4.com> writes:
> "Rich Alderson" <n...@alderson.users.panix.com> wrote in message
>> "Charles Richmond" <numer...@aquaporin4.com> writes:
>>> Hey, Rich... Is the DEC-10 down at the Living Computer Museum??? I have
>>> *not* been able to access it via telnet for quite a while...
>> Hi, Charles,
>> Sorry for not responding earlier. It's been hectic around here as we move
>> into our new configuration (new exhibit space, new organization, new visitor
>> model, etc.), opening on 25 October 2012.
[ snip long description of what we're doing right now ]
>> Exciting times, if slightly exhausting.
>> I promise to let everyone know just as soon as the terminal lines get hooked
>> up on the 2065.
> Hey!!! That *does* sound exciting, Rich!!! It seems a bit over-ambitious to
> have *all* those systems running in just under another month... that's a
> heap of hard work there!!! But what do I know??? You and your cow-orkers
> may have a good handle on it already.
Well, some things will be in restoration for quite a while, like the KI-10.
Doing the restoration in place avoids the issues that arise with moving one of
these behemoths, and gives the visitors some idea (we hope) of what the care
and feeding of dinosaurs was like.
> It sounds like your new digs are really first rate... I'm wishing you good
> luck and keeping my fingers crossed that all goes well!!!
Rich Alderson n...@alderson.users.panix.com
the russet leaves of an autumn oak/inspire once again the failed poet/
to take up his pen/and essay to place his meagre words upon the page...