using new technology on old machines. Was: PDP-12 Restoration at the RICM
robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Mon Jun 15 16:27:55 CDT 2015
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> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Pontus
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> Subject: Re: using new technology on old machines. Was: PDP-12 Restoration
> the RICM
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 01:59:11PM -0700, Mark J. Blair wrote:
> > Big. VERY big. :)
> > And one more thing (until the next thing comes to mind): I consider
> > this to be an enjoyable and level-headed debate, just in case anybody
> > gets the mistaken impression that I'm trying to come down hard on Tony
> > at all.
> So far I feel we've been civil :) I too hope I'm not coming of to harsch..
I feel a
> bit cranky because its 25 degrees celsius in my workshop :/
This particular thread has all the hallmarks of one that *could* descend
into a flame war. Thank you for avoiding that!
> Speaking of steam engines and boilers. I saw a 1918 Bucyrus steam shovel
> weekend. Mostly rust, but under slooow restoration.
And I saw an Avro Vulcan flying this weekend, this year is the last time
that will ever happen. Two weeks before that I watched a General Electric
Lightning blast down a runway that I was standing right next to (it wasn't
allowed to take off). These are experiences that deserve the word "awesome".
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