[vcf-midatlantic] AT&T Technical Workstation / Counterpoint C-19

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 19:30:12 EDT 2018


I thought there were some computer that looked everything like the AT&T
UNIX PC except they said "Counterpoint" on them rather than AT&T.  There
was a thread about it on vcforum, someone should check in the workstations
section/ask there.

On Sat, Aug 18, 2018 at 5:09 PM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> The owner sent me these links just now:
>
> -
>
> https://books.google.com/books?id=0DAEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA21&lpg=PA21&dq=counterpoint+C-XIX+computer&source=bl&ots=lUIBIwUSwy&sig=HNfhkZtHfhcqyi6oRWCojFvP2WM&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi2nr7YvffcAhWtmOAKHXOGBf0Q6AEwAXoECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=counterpoint%20C-XIX%20computer&f=false
>
> -
>
> https://books.google.com/books?id=vrrvpxLbx7UC&pg=PA23&lpg=PA23&dq=counterpoint+c-19+computer&source=bl&ots=xDeMrlnzOb&sig=mtHXM7HPzmrwCllyWaIkzj433I4&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi5kL-7vPfcAhUlWN8KHYU-BAg4ChDoATAJegQIARAB#v=onepage&q=counterpoint%20c-19%20computer&f=false
>
> -
>
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!search/counterpoint$20computers$20inc./net.unix-wizards/14hFju53U8k/Av_szmvBH3oJ
> <
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#%21search/counterpoint$20computers$20inc./net.unix-wizards/14hFju53U8k/Av_szmvBH3oJ
> >
>
> - It looks llike Acer may have bought Counterpoint Computers Inc after
> C-XIX failed to launch in 86-87 timeframe:
>
> https://books.google.com/books?id=uaik0Y8QKcYC&pg=PP41&lpg=PP41&dq=counterpoint+C-XIX+computer&source=bl&ots=GPQabN7N24&sig=82fo3e_vEINtfXzdp1UHPv5cRj4&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi2nr7YvffcAhWtmOAKHXOGBf0Q6AEwA3oECAcQAQ#v=onepage&q=counterpoint%20C-XIX%20computer&f=false
>
> - Bottom of page 92:
> https://www.computer.org/csdl/mags/co/1986/05/01663233.pdf . As I
> recall, the system had X 10R3 or R4 on it, which puts it around 86-87,
> before X11 in 88-89.
>


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