[SPAM(date)] Re: PS/2 webserver

Geoff Reed geoffr at zipcon.net
Tue Sep 11 23:39:34 CDT 2007


Some of the more recent Xerox color copiers/printers (ok, 10 ish years ago)
were SCSI based, and came with a "rendering engine" that was a headless
Sparc server.

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Subject: Re: [SPAM(date)] Re: PS/2 webserver

At 08:37 AM 9/11/2007, Liam Proven wrote:
>Wow! A SCSI *printer*?! What on Earth is that?

It wasn't a odd choice in pre-USB, pre-Firewire prehistory.  If you 
need to move lots of data to a raster printer, SCSI was an option.

- John







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