[vcf-midatlantic] we need an endearing term for our computer pioneers/founders

Jeffrey Jonas jeffrey.scott.jonas at gmail.com
Thu Jan 9 20:32:07 EST 2020

re: the passing of Randy Suess (BBS) and Gary Starkweather (Laser Printer)

"silent keys" are amateur radio operators who have passed away.

The term "Fallen Flags" describes those railroads
whose corporate names have been dissolved through merger, bankruptcy,
or liquidation.

We need something similar to honor computer/electronics pioneers.

-- Jeff Jonas

PS: analogous to the computer jargon list is RR lingo:

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