[rescue] Re: You want balls?
mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jan 16 19:00:00 CST 2003
On Thursday, January 16, 2003, at 07:02 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> Don't suppose you want to part with that VME chassis ? :-)
I could possibly be talked into it, for a nice trade. I really don't
want to ship it, though.
> SparcStation-3... I worked for Sun and never heard of that.
> Was that person from CA ?
Nope, he worked at Sun's Federal Systems division in DC. He later
transferred to the facility in Grenoble, France, and left Sun a couple
of years later.
> I have a LX that was a prototype (obvious from just a serial # on
> the bottom and the fact it uses an IPC/IPX top, spot for "SparcStation
> is in the wrong place and wrong size for the production label.... I
> one "printed" on a clear platic that was the "proto" for it)... but
> I'm in MA, and the Classic/LX were east coast projects...
> I also have a 486i (of which I think there were less than 200 made and
> they were all prototype/demo). It too was an east coast project.
> The SS10/SS20 I'm sure were west coast projects so all the prototype
> would have been out of CA.
Sun Fed did have a lot of prototype systems...there was a proto
Dave McGuire "She's a cheek pincher. I have scars."
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