Re: CHAT: memory

Subject: Re: CHAT: memory
From: Margaret Packman <mpackman -at- CISCO -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 5 Apr 1996 10:07:05 -0700

At 8:38 AM 4/5/96, Beverly Parks wrote:
>David Ibbetson posted a message to which I responded only to the
>first paragraph. David, I meant to make some comments on the
>rest of your message, but I deleted it.

>You mentioned some old storage media, such as mag tape, paper
>tape, and punched cards. One wall of my cubicle is devoted to
>storage media. On the wall (partition really) I have hanging a

> - 14-in disk platter,
> - 5-in platter that I don't recall the origin of,
> - Bournelli floppy (it's amazing how many people don't
> realize that their Bournelli "hard disks" are really flimisies),
> - SyQuest hard disk (yes, SyQuests are really hard),
> - 3-1/2 inch floppy,
> - 5-1/4 inch floppy,
> - 8-inch floppy,
> - two 3-3/4 inch hard disks,
> - the timing wheel from an original IBM full-height floppy drive,
> - the faceplate from a Univac mag tape reel,
> - roll of unpunched paper tape (I'm trying to get ahold of
> some punched tape, but no luck yet),
> - an unpunched Hollerith card,
> - and a punched card.

>Earlier this week, someone gave me a complete card deck that is
>an old Star Trek game. I don't have a CD-ROM up there yet, but
>they come in the mail so often that all I need to do is
>*remember* to bring one in.

>Contributions to my wall are happily accecpted! ;-)

>Beverly Parks -- bparks -at- huachuca-emh2 -dot- army -dot- mil
>The opinions expressed are my own.

If I still have any of the cassette tapes I used to use with my Timex
Sinclair, they're yours. ;-)

- Ms Pac-man


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