digital camera capabilities

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Tue Dec 18 22:39:34 CST 2007

From: "Roy J. Tellason" <rtellason at>

> Speaking of which this brings to mind another old project idea I had that
> never went anywhere.  That was using a 3" scope tube to "write" to film,
> and then after developing,  to read it back again.  I vaguely recall
> "flying spot scanner" being somewhat related to this,  I think there was
> some equipment out there that'd actually take a 35mm slide.  Though I'd
> envisioned a roll of film,  driven by a stepper motor.

Ever hear of the IBM 1360 photostore?

It was used a verb at Lawrence Livermore--as in "Your file has been 
photostored."  A very unfortunate happening...


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