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Re: Beehives...

I remember writing the system monitor for the beehives.

Bob Mader wrote:

> 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 about
> throwing things out... give us a chance to save them for historical
> preservation!
> Also, I wonder if the technical docs cover the escape sequences... I seem to
> 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?
> Bob