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Re: Delta backups and/or RSTS distributions

Tony and Alan:

    Believe it or not we still have 800 BPI capable tape drives right here 
at the University.  I would be willing to volunteer to attempt to read the 
tapes and convert the data to CD-R or some other reasonable storage medium.


"Eros, Anthony" wrote:

> Alan -
> I'm pretty sure I have access to an 800 BPI tape drive, so it would be 
> to borrow the tapes if possible.  I forwarded your note to Bob Mader 
to see
> if he has them.  If not, would you mind taking a look around your 
> place the next time you're in the neighborhood?
> So, how are you?  What's new at the Times?
> Thanks!
> -- Tony
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Flippen [mailto:flippen@nytimes.com]
> Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 11:14 AM
> To: deltoids@mcws.net
> Subject: Re: Delta backups and/or RSTS distributions
> At 10:07 AM 5/21/01 -0500, Eros, Anthony wrote:
> >Does anyone on the list have a backup of any of the DELTA-specific 
> >patches made over the years?  I'm also looking for RSTS software 
or source
> >distributions from V7 or earlier.
> At the time of the Delta reunion, I had a complete set of RSTS V7
> distribution tapes, as well as several magtaped backups of the stuff I 
> at DELTA, which probably included the RSTS patches that I did. 
However, Bob
> Mader and I were utterly unable to find an 800-BPI tape drive to read 
> I think that at sometime during our search, I may have given Bob the 
> but I'm not sure anymore; if he doesn't have them, they're probably 
> at my parents' house in Delaware. If you can find an 800-BPI tape drive
> you're welcome to try to read them. I also probably have hard-copy
> printouts of this stuff somewhere in my parents' attic.
> Cheers,
> Alan