[TUHS] Floppy to modern files for Usenet maps
Mary Ann Horton Gmail
mah at mhorton.net
Wed Jul 10 09:14:33 AEST 2019
Well, my intent is to print a packet of Usenet maps to hand out at
Wednesday night's 50th UNIX Anniversary event in Seattle. I have 15
copies and a link to the PDF file on stargatemuseum.org. If possible,
I'd like to add 1 or 2 or 3 of these graphical maps to the packet.
It would also be helpful to have an archived copy of the full UUCP map.
Stan Barber sent me one some time ago but I misplaced it, and it's not
coming to his fingertips either. That would obviously be a project for
later, not a paper handout, but to save on the museum web site.
However, doing a graphical map based on the UUCP map, or even a Usenet
map after 1987, would likely produce a completely black piece of paper :)
On 7/9/19 3:44 PM, Grant Taylor via TUHS wrote:
> On 7/9/19 4:01 PM, Mary Ann Horton Gmail wrote:
>> Thank you, Grant!
> You're welcome.
>> I have added these to the archive on stargatemuseum.org/maps. I will
>> add images from Henry as well.
> I'm doing some digging on this. I'm curious to learn how the data
> gets used. My intention, if possible, is to take the most recent data
> from the UUCP mapping project (currently September '98) and see if
> it's possible to build updated data sets to generate maps from. }:-)
> I'm guessing that the data from the #N, #O, and #L lines will help
> with this. :-D
> I do see multiple blank #L lines in the data I'm looking at. Maybe it
> will be possible to extract something from the #P lines and convert it
> to pseudo #L lines that can be used. }:-)
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