[rescue] Be and NeXT kit

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Thu May 5 20:18:49 CDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 10:04, Wes Will wrote:
> Yes, I/we both knowit runs on Intel junk, but Jeff is interested in the
> hardware.  It's not just the OS, but the entire experience.  This guy is
> truly a candidate for this crew.  He still has an Atari 400xl running....

bzzt... no such critter.... Atari 400/800/600XL/800XL/1200XL/65XE/130XE
were the 8 bit Atari computers (My first home computer was an Atari 400
and I still have it... (and several more)).  

Unfortunately mine is not setup anywhere.... a problem I have to
rememdy someday.  Some of the games on the Atari (and C64/128 too)
were really great games (despite the 'limited' graphics of the 

> We just need to upgrade his ambitions a little, get him an Octane or SS1,
> or some really nice PDP or vax gear, maybe something Cray....

mmmm... PDP... an 8/e, 8/f, or 8/m would be nice.  a small PDP-11
running UNIX would be cool too.

Got me an Octane, but someday would like better procs and graphics
(225mhz single R10K and SI? video).  I have better graphics on my
Indigo 2 (Max Impact).

I too would love to get a nice NeXT in the collection and a BeBox...

-- Curt

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