End of Prodigy Classic

From: Geoffrey D. Roberts <geoffrob_at_stmarks.pp.catholic.edu.au>
Date: Sun Sep 5 04:41:33 1999

----- Original Message -----
From: Tom Owad <owad_at_applefritter.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Sent: Sunday, 5 September 1999 11:00
Subject: End of Prodigy Classic

> Prodigy discontinuing thier Prodigy Classic service on October 1.

> a bank of outmoded minicomputers and mainframes

Any idea what they are? I seem to recall that the original Compu$erve ran
on Pr1mes of
some kind, but no idea what Prodigy used. Vaxen? IBM 370's?

> Is anybody going after those computers? Sounds like a very historically
> significant groups of systems.

I'd have to agree, hopefully they will find an honourable retirement with
a museum should be interested, given the significance of the service they


Geoff Roberts
Computer Systems Manager
Saint Mark's College
Port Pirie, South Australia.
Received on Sun Sep 05 1999 - 04:41:33 BST

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