Minis not "trendy" enough. (was:RSTS/E Manuals)

From: Daniel A. Seagraves <>
Date: Tue Jul 22 10:51:49 1997

On Tue, 22 Jul 1997, Scott Walde wrote:

> On Tue, 22 Jul 1997, Tim Shoppa wrote:
> > Yet if I make
> > a mention that I have a front-panel IMSAI I get hundreds of emails
> > from collectors and pseudo-collectors-wannabes who would bend over backwards
> > to pay me good money for it. Are the only machines that
> > people collect trendy micros that have been featured in the "collectible"
> > column of the _LA Times_ and the like? Are classic minis, including PDP-11's
> > and DG mini's only items for the junk heap? (Outside the efforts of
> > me, Jeff Shirley, and a couple heroic folks in Rhode Island, that is?)
> I can't speak for everyone, but for some of us the problem isn't that
> PDP-11's aren't "trendy" enough, the problem is space. I would love to
> have some classic minis, but I'm having a hard enough time storing (and
> moving twice in the past 7 months) my collection of 30-odd micros. So...

I found an innovative solution! My PDP lives under my bed!
I have to go post a picture of this. The processor is sideways underneath
the headboard, the RX02 is facing out the side of the bed, and the rat's
nest of cables (And the EDSI harddisk) is in the middle. The terminal
connected to it is sitting on my dresser.
|**** 0 xxxx|
|**** 000 xxxx|
+---------xxxx+ **** = processor
                  0 = wires and misc.
                  xxxx = RX02
Received on Tue Jul 22 1997 - 10:51:49 BST

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