[rescue] What to do with old Sun h/w?

John Floren john at jfloren.net
Fri Oct 11 00:54:18 CDT 2013

On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 10:49 PM,  <microcode at zoho.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 10:35:52PM -0700, John Floren wrote:
>> There was a CDC card punch on the loading dock at work some time ago,
>> somehow it survived in storage or a basement or wherever.
> I have never seen one of those.
>> Unfortunately, because of regulations, there is no possible way I
>> could have retrieved that thing. I don't think we're even allowed to
>> give stuff to schools or museums. I'd have loved to have that, and the
>> IBM card sorter next to it, in my living room :)
> You have a card sorter? That must be some living room! I'm not familiar with
> all the models but the few I saw were pretty gigantic. And they make a nice
> racket too.
> If OSHA gets wind of this all your buddies are going to need hard hats and
> hearing protection to be able to drink beer with you ;-)

Sorry, badly worded. I don't have a card sorter, there was a card
sorter sitting on the loading dock next to the card punch.

The CDC punch was beautiful, I was depressed that I couldn't save it
from the scrappers :(


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