Reading DECtapes (was 1/2" tape cleaner?)

Tore S Bekkedal toresbe at
Wed Aug 31 14:20:40 CDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-08-18 at 17:46 -0400, Paul Koning wrote:
> There are stories from DEC about DECtapes that were in someone's
> pocket and went through the laundry, without any damage.

Around the PDP-7 its nickname was "chewing gum tape" because they were
fairly sure that someone could chew on it for a while and mount it
without any problems.

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