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

Chris Fala chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 9 21:20:41 EST 2020


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> On Jan 9, 2020, at 9:15 PM, Jeff Salzman via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
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> On Thu, Jan 9, 2020, 8:49 PM Dean Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
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> On Thu, Jan 9, 2020 at 8:45 PM Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
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>> Reset Bits
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>> Not great but only thing that came to mind.
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>>> On Jan 9, 2020, at 8:32 PM, Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
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>> re: the passing of Randy Suess (BBS) and Gary Starkweather (Laser
> Printer)
>> 
>> "silent keys" are amateur radio operators who have passed away.
>> https://silentkeys.org/
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>> The term "Fallen Flags" describes those railroads
>> whose corporate names have been dissolved through merger, bankruptcy,
>> or liquidation.
>> http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/
>> https://www.american-rails.com/fallen-flags.html
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>> We need something similar to honor computer/electronics pioneers.
>> 
>> -- Jeff Jonas
>> 
>> PS: analogous to the computer jargon list is RR lingo:
>> http://www.catskillarchive.com/rrextra/glossry1.Html
>> 
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