[vcf-midatlantic] Gauging Interest: CompuGraphic MCS hardware

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Nov 7 14:30:17 EST 2019

On 11/7/19 2:27 PM, Jonathan Gevaryahu via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> This isn't the famous Linotron 202 phototypesetter that Condon,
> Kernighan and Thompson famously reverse engineered to fix a lot of bugs
> in it in the summer of 1979 as described in the paper at
> https://www.cs.princeton.edu/~bwk/202/summer.reconstructed.pdf
> but it is a related item, and intact phototypesetters are INCREDIBLY
> RARE. This could well be the last one of its type.

  It's not, but...heh...I know where one of that lineage sits, and
someone who shall remain nameless really wants to get rid of it, so much
so that he recently offered it to me, when it came from me in the first
place! ;)


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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