Athena

Jim Nantz jim at COTTAGESOFT.COM
Sun Dec 21 11:33:30 MST 1997


At 11:41 PM 12/20/97 -0700, John wrote:
>(warning... computer nerd remarks below)
>
>Athena is running Ultrix/MIPS.  Nearby machines are running VMS/VAX and
>Alpha (more reliable), Digital Unix/Alpha (less reliable), Windows
>NT/Alpha and Intel (pretty, but not reliable at all), and Apple/Power PC
>(no one expects it to be reliable, but it's neat anyway)
>
>The desirability of the above operating systems in the marketplace seems
>inversely proportional to their reliability and operating costs, a little
>like politics.
>
>Internet connections are DS3 over OC3 and backup T1.
>
Sounds like a pretty hefty connection for a few right wing extremists :-)
What else does Athena do besides rushtalk? Other lists?
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