HP3000 model 70 in Australia
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Mon Dec 18 14:47:24 CST 2006
In article <200612181938.kBIJcV1m064938 at lots.reanimators.org>,
Frank McConnell <fmc at reanimators.org> writes:
> Richard wrote:
> > Well it was my first computing experience, so I'm pretty sure it was a
> > 3000. But given two old timers from my first computing group both
> > said it was a 2000, now I'm on a hunt for documents that will say
> > definitively :-). Until then its my memory vs. their memory.
> You had to type something to log in, right? How'd it start?
> "HEL-" (2000)
> "HELLO-" (2000)
> "HELLO " (3000)
ISTR it was "HELLO". (What I remember most was before the HELLO part
you did CR <digit> CR to select a machine from the port selector.
After that you were talking to the machine across town from your
> > I remember that on the HP we all used a "demo" account. I can't
> > remember if the accounts on the HP were numeric or alphanumeric.
> HP2000 would be a letter followed by three digits, e.g. H999.
Doesn't sound familiar, but this was 1979 and I was 13 :-).
> HP3000 would be (at minimum) two labels, "user" and "account", of one
> to eight characters each separated by a period. Could also have a
> "session name" label in front followed by a comma, and/or a "group"
> label at the end prefixed by a comma.) First character of each label
> would be alphabetic, second and later characters alphanumeric.
Could it have been "DEMO,DEMO"?
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