[LispM-Hackers] Keyboard problem
James B. DiGriz
Sun Mar 24 11:53:01 2002
John Morrison wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>John Morrison wrote:
>>>(I've never used an Explorer.)
>>You've got a lotta faith, man.
> "Faith," you say? How, well, *diplomatic* of you, sir!
> Well, I've used several Symbolics, one CADR (boy, now I'm dating
> myself), and have been in the same room as a Jericho -- once.
> This feels like "The Seven Degrees of Kevin Bacon," only with hardware.
> I should say something like, "I'm on the same mailing list as some guys
> who have Explorers!" but since one of those guys is YOU, it's not likely
> to impress you, or the others guys on this mailing list.
This is good opportunity to announce myself to the list. I don't have
an Explorer myself, and I'm not a major Lisp coder, ( I can fumble my
way around Emacs) but do I sort of collect TI computers. I'm involved in
a 990 restoration and some other emulation projects right now, among
I'm supposed to be aqcuiring an Explorer shortly. Not sure if it's a I
or a II, or what. If it's a I there is a chance the party will send it
directly to James, given the request I told him about, based on Al
Kossow's post to the classiccmp list, about the need for one for this
The machine is not working and is sans monitor, keyboard, mouse,
distribution tapes, etc. I do have a working S1505, though, and may be
able to install the boards in it and bring the Lisp cpu up in parallel
with SysV. I understand there were Explorers configured this way in any
I'll report when I know more.