Mentec manuals

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Thu Feb 4 08:47:00 CST 2016

> On Feb 4, 2016, at 5:06 AM, Dave Wade <dave.g4ugm at> wrote:
>> The only place the "Compaq" logo appears is for the funny cover pages
> which
>> are very thick paper with a window to allow the manual name to show
>> through.  Those very thick cover pages also used to have the DEC logo
> before
>> Mentec was involved.
> Any thing that says "DEC" passed to "Compaq" as Compaq bought DEC lock,
> stock and barrel, well excluding Digital India which was never wholly owned
> any way,

...and of course, excluding all the bits of DEC that were sold off piecemeal by the butcher CEO before Compaq swooped in to grab the remaining carcass.  Bits like the semiconductor division (to Intel), the networking division (to Cabletron) and possibly others that I've forgotten about.


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