[TUHS] Floppy to modern files for Usenet maps
Mary Ann Horton Gmail
mah at mhorton.net
Wed Jul 10 10:28:52 AEST 2019
My plane gets into SeaTac at 11 AM Wed. I'm still at home and can still
print these tonight.
On 7/9/19 5:06 PM, Dan Cross wrote:
> Amazingly, I got `leroy` to build on a modern(ish) system. Mary Ann,
> are you in Renton right now?
> On Tue, Jul 9, 2019 at 7:23 PM Mary Ann Horton Gmail <mah at mhorton.net
> <mailto:mah at mhorton.net>> wrote:
> Thanks, Henry, you found my mistake.
> I've corrected the links to the Sept 1983 maps and verified that
> the date in the map is September. Would you please rerun that one? :)
> The extra icons in the legend are nice!
> Yes, I agree doing this on a plotter would be better. I recall
> Brian Reid doing just that as a product demo of an HP plotter at
> one Usenix. I had such a poster, I was going to bring it this week
> but I can't find it. Now I know where he got his data...
> Mary Ann
> On 7/9/19 3:02 PM, Henry Bent wrote:
>> On Tue, 9 Jul 2019 at 17:46, Henry Bent <henry.r.bent at gmail.com
>> <mailto:henry.r.bent at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> On Tue, 9 Jul 2019 at 17:39, Grant Taylor via TUHS
>> <tuhs at minnie.tuhs.org <mailto:tuhs at minnie.tuhs.org>> wrote:
>> On 7/9/19 2:54 PM, Mary Ann Horton Gmail wrote:
>> > Any chance you could do the same for this file? It
>> looks smaller, but
>> > it's a couple weeks newer so it's possible it's somehow
>> While searching for the 2nd article for the May, I found
>> the following
>> Link - Usenet graphic map of North America, part 1 of 2
>> Link - Usenet graphic map of North America, part 2 of 2
>> The dates of these articles are September 21, 1983.
>> Grant. . . .
>> unix || die
>> Thanks Grant, Mary Ann found what I needed and I'm working
>> away. Somehow in going back over what I used to build a
>> working setup I managed to break my working setup, so I'm
>> trying to fix that to get the next set of files output.
>> OK, here's the second set of Usenet maps, again in raw plot and
>> SVG form. The only difference with the "g" maps, produced with
>> the gmap.leroy script, seems to be the addition of a few
>> graphical icons.
>> I'm pretty sure this is how they would have looked originally,
>> cluttered as they are. The nice thing about them being in a
>> vector format, though, is that you could blow them up to poster
>> size if you wanted to.
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