the arrogance of youth [was RE: UNIX V7]

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 11 20:38:50 CDT 2009


On Jun 11, 2009, at 9:25 PM, John Floren wrote:
>>> Are you saying those fiber network boxes are running TOPS-20?
>>
>> Yes.
>>
>>> Yes, I know XKL used to make TOPS-20 compatible boxes, but I see no
>>> sign of it on their current products.
>>
>> No, you don't.  You, as a network device purchaser, don't need to.
>>
>> Any idea where I used to work before I started the present gig?   
>> It should
>> be obvious from postings I've made on this mailing list.
>>
>
> Forgive us all for not knowing the deep dark super secret secrets of
> the super secret TOPS-20 society. If only I had known the unpublished
> unspoken truth I could have avoided asking for clarification, such an
> ass I am.

   That'll teach you. ;)

   I am shocked and amazed.

           -Dave

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Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL




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