[rescue] Rescue of a life-time.. or the year at the very least.
ssandau at gwi.net
Fri Sep 17 20:43:18 CDT 2004
>>My list of "must haves" is pretty short these days:
>>Xerox Alto II - pure unobtanium, but one can hope...
> Has anyone but me ever even seen another machine from that era, the Modula 2
> machine Wirth was building (and maybe selling) circa 1982? I can't remember
> the name, but I saw one in a computer store in Atlanta. Mouse, GUI, etc.
> Open-topped cabinet with big boards ... We we seriously considering getting
> one to use for doco production, until we found out that no one had any idea
> how to interface the thing to our typesetter, or to anything else, for that
What kind of typesetter did you have? I find myself wishing that I still
had my digital Varityper since I could probably now figure out how to
drive it with a Unix box...
*sigh* Some of the things I had to let go of...
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