spreadsheet file access was: Re: DEC printsets on line
shumaker at att.net
Mon Dec 22 21:16:26 CST 2014
It's not really a "group edit." Rather, I've been working on an
inventory of a large ephemera collection (over 3000 listed items) that
will shortly be posted here as "free for shipping to the first
requestor" on an item by item basis.
This is the ephemera collection that Barry Dobbyns posted last fall as
desperately needing a new home. Al and CHM have already pulled what
they want. The rest will be up for grabs in a week or so.. Thus,
I'm looking for an easily and universally accessible place to post the
file without putting the traffic on here. I've not used drop box but
it sounds like it will work.
On 12/22/2014 7:03 PM, Sean Caron wrote:
> Dropbox is just another cloud storage provider, you can sign up for free
> and you get some number of gigs to start with... you can pay more for extra
> space but the default allocation is fairly generous. There's a client for
> most OS platforms that will allow you to mount the DropBox share and have
> it look like local storage... probably WebDAV or something. Just go to
> www.dropbox.com and you can set up an account. Some of the folks that I
> support at U-M use it for casual data transfers. It's been around for a
> while now.
> If you wanted to have the spreadsheet up as like a group-edit kind of
> thing, maybe better to use Google Docs?
> On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 9:46 PM, steve shumaker<shumaker at att.net> wrote:
>> How did you set up the dropbox? cost? size limits?
>> I'm looking at posting a large spreadsheet for the list to use and am
>> looking at options
>> On 12/22/2014 12:23 AM, Jack Rubin wrote:
>>> I've digitized several early PDP-8 related printsets and placed them
>>> online in a public Dropbox folder. Circumstances did not allow direct
>>> scanning of the documents - they were photographed and then post-processed
>>> to produce .pdf files. Conditions were less than optimal and the resultant
>>> files are quite large but hopefully these files will be of use to those who
>>> need them.
>>> The files are:
>>> 779 Power Supply
>>> 832 Power Controller
>>> PDP-8/I Printset
>>> DM01 Printset
>>> KW8I Printset
>>> TC01 Printset
>>> TU55 Printset
>>> The files are located at: http://tinyurl.com/PDP8I-docs
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