azd30 at telus.net
Mon Feb 2 17:00:11 CST 2015
Ah the good old days! Bought v3 shortly after it was released, and ran it 24/7 on my 286. I even had about a dozen local users that would dial in to send/receive e-mail and read newsgroups via elm and trn.
Here's the UUCP map entry for it...
#S Epson Equity II+ (80286); Coherent UNIX V3.2.0
#O Infinite Concepts
#C Alex D
#T +1 416 525 4604
#P 195 Markland Street #2, Hamilton Ontario Canada L8P-2K7
#L 43 16 N / 73 55 W city
#R Digital Image Processing, Hardware/Software Development
#W bedrock!alex (Alex D); Sat Feb 8 08:31:06 EST 1992
# Now part of .guild.org domain
bedrock = bedrock.guild.org
# BP=both poll, WP=we poll, TP=they poll
bedrock blunile(EVENING) # WP 2400bps, downstream mail
----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Schmidt" <david at attglobal.net>
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Sent: Monday, February 2, 2015 1:45:47 PM
> Subject: Re: Remember Coherent?
> On 2/2/2015 3:08 PM, geneb wrote:
> > On Mon, 2 Feb 2015, Liam Proven wrote:
> >> I could never afford it & figured I wouldn't understand it if I did.
> >> But it sounded really cool.
> >> Well, as of last month, it's now FOSS.
> >> http://www.nesssoftware.com/home/mwc/source.php
> > The manual was VERY good as I recall.
> It was. And even I could afford it while in college - $99.95 from Mark
> Williams Company. It was a revelation compared to DOS. Actual
> multitasking on my '286. Actual tools like lex and yacc just like the
> big systems at school (HP mumble-thousands and Sun 2s). I wasn't in the
> Emacs camp, so the first thing I did was find a vi clone (elvis) to
> compile and use. Lovely system it was.
> - David
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