RE: off-by-five error [Re: Outpost, egreetings, sparks,

Tim Byars (
Tue, 9 Feb 1999 16:11:52 -0800

At 3:40 PM -0800 2/9/99, Joseph S. Barrera III put forth the following:

>>buying a PDP-11/78. I'm going to start running RT-11 on it, but I'm
> thinking
> Jeez. It's been three days and no one's caught this yet.
> There is (at least as far as I know) no such thing as an 11/78.

Some of us caught it. Some of us just can't belive it... :-)

> The machine I'm getting is actually an 11/73.

The first computer I ever saw was a PDP 11/70 on bring your kid to work
day. Of course I was told not to go near it or touch it. Which makes me
wonder now what all the fuss was about. We're they just scared because
they didn't know how to use it?



I want nothing less than the most. ... El Victor