Rogue: Mctesq was here

Alan Perry aperry at
Sat Nov 19 15:35:39 CST 2016

On 11/19/16 11:33 AM, Al Kossow wrote:
> On 11/19/16 11:00 AM, David Brownlee wrote:
>> On 19 November 2016 at 13:58, Al Kossow <aek at> wrote:
>>> On 11/18/16 10:05 PM, Richard Loken wrote:
>>>> So I am 35 days from retirement and I have been cleaning up the office
>>>> and my Redhat Linux workstation and in /usr/local/src I found:
>>>>      linuxrogue-0.3.7-roguecentral.tar
>>> still on the net
>> Most Linux distributions have a version
> 3.7 is what is significant. Toy was very protective of the sources back in the day
> so the source to the really early versions were hard to find at the time. I did
> the snoopy dance when I found the source for the color version on the SGI IRIS.
> How many people remember Rog-O-Matic from CMU?
One of the guys that I went to college with at New Mexico Tech, Ed 
Fries, spent a lot
of time running rog-o-matic. It seemed like he was working on it, but I 
don't know
what he was doing with it other than bringing the VAX to its knees when 
the rest of
us were trying to get class assignments done on the 750.


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