stuff for trade

From: Barry Peterson <>
Date: Mon May 19 20:14:17 1997

On Mon, 19 May 1997 17:21:13 -0700 (PDT), someone said:

>Compared to to a real 370, a console, terminals, DASDs, and what not,
>this price is not too bad. Add the fact that the XT 370 likely did
>not require a riser floor, motor-generator, air conditioning, and a
>square kilofoot of floor space, and it starts to look even better.
>I wonder why they were not more popular. Run JCL on your desktop machine!
>This may have a strange appeal to me, but how many people really want to
>run MVS on a desktop machine? I'd really be interested in knowing what
>people used these machines for other than super-3278s.

I used an AT-370 about ten years ago, but not long enough to remember
anything at all about it. We (fed government) had software that ran on
a 360 and I needed to run it in the office. (but never did!)

Barry Peterson
Husband to Diane, Father to Doug,
Grandfather to Zoe and Tegan.
Received on Mon May 19 1997 - 20:14:17 BST

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