Self-Reliance

Ray Thomas raythomas101 at HOTMAIL.COM
Sun Oct 28 12:07:15 MDT 2007


Steve:

Whadhesed? Whadhesed? Huh?

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>From: "Stephen A. Frye" <s.frye at VERIZON.NET>
>Reply-To: Open discussion of current events <RUSHTALK at athena.csdco.com>
>To: RUSHTALK at athena.csdco.com
>Subject: Re: Self-Reliance
>Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2007 18:36:03 -0700
>
>The 8 inchers date back to 1978.  (I date back further).  I don't recall 
>the capacity.  We ran them on LSI-11's (which were off shoots of the DEC 
>pdp series) with 32 K of ram.  Also recall the RK05 disk platter.  About 16 
>inches in diameter, in these huge plastic cases.  1 meg.
>
>At 04:14 PM 10/27/2007, you wrote:
>>Steve:
>>
>>They HAD 8" floppies? Sheesh! How big were those computers? (Hee, hee) My 
>>first real computer had TWO INCH floppies and you had to turn them around 
>>to get to the back side.
>>
>>RAY THOMA$
>>Free (e.g. un-numbered, unmanaged, unmanageable) individual
>>
>>The Bull Cutter:  A blog designed to "cut through the
>>bull" being Fed you by the liberal media.
>>http://bullcutter.blogspot.com
>>
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>>>From: "Stephen A. Frye" <s.frye at VERIZON.NET>
>>>Reply-To: Open discussion of current events <RUSHTALK at athena.csdco.com>
>>>To: RUSHTALK at athena.csdco.com
>>>Subject: Re: Self-Reliance
>>>Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2007 09:48:12 -0700
>>>
>>>>
>>>>Floppies? What are floppies? Oh . . .I seem to remember . . .those are 
>>>>things we used to use to back up our files before they invented the 
>>>>memory stick.
>>>
>>>
>>>I still have an 8-inch floppy in a file drawer.
>>
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