OT: Mercury (Was: BBS software for the PDP 11)

Jon Elson elson at pico-systems.com
Wed May 24 10:51:13 CDT 2017

On 05/23/2017 11:55 PM, Cameron Kaiser via cctalk wrote:
>> The Wikipedia article on Dr. Wetterhahn seems to indicate
>> this went a lot slower than we were told in the seminar.
>> Not sure who to trust, there.
> The NEJM article seems to say it was also not a precipitous decline.
OK, then I guess the people who gave our seminar either 
misremembered the situation or embellished it.
Still, pretty horrific situation when a highly skilled 
person thinks they are doing everything right, and a couple 
drops of something kills them.


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