[rescue] Cray T3E-1200E with installation support from Crayand licenses on eBay
Sheldon T. Hall
shel at tandem.artell.net
Thu Apr 28 14:43:02 CDT 2005
Patrick Giagnocavo writes ...
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 10:40:38AM -0700, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> > Quoting from the listing ...
> > Software and documentation:
> > The cray system includes the following software CD's:
> > [snip]
> > Diskette Crosstalk
> > The below list contains manuals shipped with this system.
> > [snip]
> > Crosstalk Mk.4 CASL Reference
> Crosstalk is a scriptable DOS (or maybe DOS/Win) communications
> program, like the old Telix.
Yeah, but I don't think we ever did a Cray port of it. We tried to do a
Macintosh version, but that didn't work.
I worked on it from 1984 to 1990 at Microstuf/Crosstalk/DCA, then used it as
a basis for consulting/contracting gigs for about 5 years. Being a
multi-session comms program with its own windowing system, compiler, etc.,
it's rather more scriptable than Telix ... or anything else I can think of.
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