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

David Riley fraveydank at gmail.com
Thu Jan 9 22:01:01 EST 2020


> On Jan 9, 2020, at 8:32 PM, Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 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/
> 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
> 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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