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Re: Beehives...

And I work with The Computer Museum if anyone wants to donate any equipment,
literature, etc.  I think they need a copy of the Delta history.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bob Mader <Bob.Mader@digital.com>
To: deltoids@mcws.net <deltoids@mcws.net>
Date: Tuesday, May 05, 1998 9:11 AM
Subject: RE: Beehives...

>Joe Augenbraun <jaugenbraun@wgate.com> writes:
>> BTW, I still have several Beehive terminals that I just haven't been
>> able to get myself to throw out.  Along with all of the technical
>> documentation on them.  Good thing I gave back the DecWriter when I
>> left Delta.
>Good thing you have the docs on those Beehives... I seem to remember them
>being a temperamental lot. Didn't they have problems when they got too hot?
>Seems all the Delta Beehives had extra fans installed in the sides.
>I'm glad you saved them! I had assumed all the Beehives were gone for ever!
>Folks, please give us a warning (via the list) if you're ever thinking
>throwing things out... give us a chance to save them for historical
>Also, I wonder if the technical docs cover the escape sequences... I seem
>remember that the Beehives were not compatible with any standard (e.g.,
>VT52, VT100, ANSI). It might be fun to write a Beehive emulator if we ever
>get any of the Delta software running on the PDP-11 simulator. Didn't we
>have Beehive versions of a system status display program (something-DPY)
>and, of course, Beehive Star Trek? Funny, though, I can't remember if we
>ever had a visual editor for the Beehives?