Intro msg: Teraks, emulators, reviving cassette data

From: Huw Davies <>
Date: Mon Nov 24 21:24:03 1997

At 06:17 PM 11/24/97 -0500, Glenn Roberts wrote:

>sadly I mostly just used this as a terminal to connect to our DEC (TOPS-10)
>minicomputer! (although I did write some simple fortran programs on the
>RT11 side).

Although a DECsystem10 was around only 1MIPS I doubt anyone who'd seen one
(or even better used one) would call it a minicomputer! As far as I'm
concerned our DEC-10 was a mainframe (probably the only system worthy of
that description that was ever housed at La Trobe University even though
our smallest Unix server here now could probably emulate the -10 better
than the original hardware ever could).

A Terak in the collection would be nice, but a Pascal MicroEngine would be

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