Re: Depressing article

2017-07-14 Thread Ian McLaughlin via cctalk
> >> >> https://arstechnica.co.uk/science/2017/07/nasa-computer-engineer-basement/ >> >> of events that happened two years ago that had to be obtained through a >> NASA FOIA request >> >> >> > > > Unfortunately this seems to be what happens with a lot of old engineers' > hardware. > >

Re: Importing a PDP-8 from Canada

2017-07-31 Thread Ian McLaughlin via cctalk
There may be no duties or tariffs, however you may have to pay sales taxes on the value of the machine, so make sure you have paperwork showing how much you paid for the machine, or paperwork showing it is a gift. (This is the case for me bringing in hardware from the USA into Canada) Ian >

Re: What Makes a PDP-11/35 or 40 Tick?

2019-06-11 Thread Ian McLaughlin via cctalk
> On Jun 11, 2019, at 10:11 AM, Seth Morabito via cctalk > wrote: > > It's not my fault they found a blog post I made in 2012 yesterday! :^) Almost as bad as desperately looking for a fix for something, and coming across your own posting from 15 years ago with the solution :) Ian

Re: VMS versions

2019-05-06 Thread Ian McLaughlin via cctalk
> On May 6, 2019, at 11:38 AM, Antonio Carlini via cctalk > wrote: > > You have 1.6 too: http://vaxhaven.com/images/d/d4/AA-J039A-TE.pdf. > > > Bitsavers has (at least) release notes for V3.0. > > > Since V2.0 mentions 1.6 and 1.6 mentions 1.5 and 1.5 mentions 1.01, I want to > know

Re: VMS versions

2019-05-06 Thread Ian McLaughlin via cctalk
If anyone is able to locate any of these documents, I’d be happy to host them at vaxhaven.com (as well as put up on bitsavers and archive.org ) Ian > On May 6, 2019, at 9:59 AM, Ray Jewhurst via cctalk > wrote: > > That sounds like fun. Maybe I

Re: VMS versions

2019-05-06 Thread Ian McLaughlin via cctalk
That being said, it appears that I have release notes for VMS 1.5 and VMS 2.0 on the site. Found here: http://vaxhaven.com/AA- <http://vaxhaven.com/AA-> Ian > On May 6, 2019, at 10:01 AM, Ian McLaughlin via cctalk > wrote: > > If anyone is able to locate any of th

Re: VAX DATATRIEVE orange binders (4)

2019-08-15 Thread Ian McLaughlin via cctalk
Toby, I was unable to find them on Bitsavers or Vaxhaven so I would suspect they have yet to be captured. What would it take to get them scanned? That type of binding makes for quick work in a sheet-feed scanner. Ian > On Aug 15, 2019, at 3:28 PM, Toby Thain via cctalk > wrote: > > Hi, >

Re: VAX DATATRIEVE orange binders (4)

2019-08-15 Thread Ian McLaughlin via cctalk
Toby, Once scanned, I’d appreciate a copy of them so I can put them up on Vaxhaven if possible. Thanks for saving history :) Ian > On Aug 15, 2019, at 4:41 PM, Toby Thain wrote: > > On 2019-08-15 6:43 p.m., Ian McLaughlin wrote: >> Toby, >> >> I was unable to find them on Bitsavers or