[sebhc] Welcome and bio

Gene Buckle geneb at deltasoft.com
Tue Mar 30 23:19:04 CST 2004

> I think one of the nobler things this group could do is preserve what's
> from that era. The main thing in danger of slipping away from us right now
> is all the software.  Where is the HUG software library now and can we
> preserve it or re-host it?  Heathkit was way ahead of their time by making
> the source code for HDOS available (this was way before Linux became a
> household word).  But where is it now? Has it been scanned into electronic
> format? Can we do that as a group? Does anyone have access to the old
> listings?  And then there's HDOS-3.
This is the kind of thing that the retroarchive is there for. :)
Plenty of drive space for this kind of thing.  I've also got a great OCR
package and a sheet fed scanner.

> So my advice would be to "ask for forgiveness not permission" in
> this valuable but perishable old software while we still can.  - My two
> cents.

Bingo. :)


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