Honeywell/Bull DPS-6 deskside info?
charles.unix.pro at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 22:03:47 CDT 2015
On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 8:00 PM, Zane Healy <healyzh at aracnet.com> wrote:
> On Sep 23, 2015, at 7:42 PM, steve shumaker <shumaker at att.net> wrote:
> > One legend that gets trotted out whenever you speak of WWMMCCS is the
> cookie monster that was on terminals in the Pentagon installation of
> WWMMCCS. As the legend goes, at random intervals, the console would go
> blank, operators would loose control and a message would display something
> to the effect "cookie monster hungry - feed me". Supposedly once you
> typed in one of several cookie names, the routine would release the system
> back to the operator. I personally know a retired AF IT manager who
> worked WWMMCCS and swears its a true story...
> > Suspect you will find very little material other than what Al has - it
> wasn't a particularly common installed setup.
> > Steve
> DPS-8's, not 6's, and I for one don't believe that legend.
I don't know about the legend, but the cookie program originated on the
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