My Data General Nova 4/X -- RDOS installed, booting from disk!

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Fri Feb 25 17:03:52 2005

On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Jules Richardson wrote:

> b) thanks for keeping us entertained. I was just saying to Witchy the
> other evening how the list use to be like this a few years ago, with
> people just volunteering stories and updates on what they were doing
> almost just for the hell of it. Then it seemed to go through a period
> for a long time where it wasn't much more than a question and answer
> session - things seem to be picking up again lately though :)

Well thanks for the feedback! Luckily (ahem) I don't mind ranting
into the wind (no comments please) but it's nice to know they're
not entirely unwanted.

> ('war' stories and progress updates are appreciated by me - and I'm sure
> many others on the list - even if I don't usually voice that fact :)

Likewise! Machine bring-ups, horror stories, problems fixed,
mysteries presented (not necessarily resolved...) are the real
reason I like this list, in addition to deep discussion of

I don't always read the fine details of DEC card revisions,
options and jumpering, not having a DEC machine, nor likely to
(though I said that about D.G.).

Maybe the public nose-picking (eg. nettiquette) is simply due to
the lack of actual content to write about? The chickens, bored,
start pulling each others feathers out and starting fights?
Received on Fri Feb 25 2005 - 17:03:52 GMT

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