On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 8:58 AM, Clem Cole <clemc(a)ccc.com> wrote:
I fear a sad part of this slide show is that many of
us remember and were
part of it all. Some of us programmed these machines (I admit that I
still have some of these pieces in my basement). I was disappointed they
did not show a "stinger tap." The picture of the Alto shows the first mouse
– the Hawley Labs mechanical mouse (which I miss for its feel). Check out
the picture of the first Cisco router using Intel Multibus (with a Motorola
68k in it) looking so awkward.
Then you did not notice the one which attempts to describe the widget
attached to the yellow cable. It was a tap who used the stinger
design. It was an interesting slide show, but it did not go into
Charles Spurgeon wrote an excellent book on Ethernet which as it
happens to explain practically everything about the entire ideas
Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8(a)gmail.com
"This signature fought the Time Wars, time and again."