DEC still strong in government / academia

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Sat Feb 1 21:16:00 2003

On Sat, 1 Feb 2003, Michael Sokolov wrote:

> When I was registering my company in the San Diego County Clerk's office
> in June of last year (that's the same place where couples tie the knot
> on this side of the pond) I was similarly delighted to see all the
> clerks typing on DEC terminals, with DECconnect cables running around
> the office.

The County Recorder's office in Alameda County (home county of Oakland and
Berkeley, CA) has all up to date Windows machines for doing look-ups and
such. The last time I came through to register stuff was about 5 years
ago and they had those clunky IBM terminals.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
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