[TUHS] First Unix that could run on a PDP-11 with QBUS

Milo Velimirović milov at cs.uwlax.edu
Tue Jul 29 23:10:41 AEST 2014

On Jul 28, 2014, at 5:23 PM, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:

> There was a project a few years ago to scan all issues of AUUGN 
> (Australian Unix Users Group Newsletter); the last I heard was that all 
> issues had been obtained, and handed over to some Google mob for 
> archiving.  Apparently the scanning process is destructive but makes for 
> an ideal copy for as many as you like.  The originals, being up to 40 
> years or so old, would have been in bad shape anyway.

Sounds like what Vernor Vinge was describing in 'Rainbows End' -- a cautionary tale for librarians about destructive digitization/digitisation, among other themes.

 - Milo

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