Mentec manuals

Warner Losh imp at
Thu Feb 4 13:02:51 CST 2016

On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 7:47 AM, Paul Koning <paulkoning at> wrote:

> > 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.

Storage to NCR who sold it to LSI who sold it to Avago (though I may have
missed a few jumps)


More information about the cctalk mailing list