Large Scale Systems Museum announcement
cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri Apr 21 20:20:09 CDT 2017
On Fri, 21 Apr 2017, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> Mike Lowen's got some photos here:
> Sadly, I don't see any of what I would call "large scale" systems.
> Mostly minis and small mainframes.
Few of them would fit in airline checked baggage.
You could easily lose a screw, and MAYBE a screwdriver in one, but not a
scope or technician.
Some words in English, such as "large" are just too subjective.
In photography, I consider 8x10" and 5x7" to be "large". 4x5" (9x12cm) is
barely "large". It annoys me when people refer to 2.25 x 3.25"
(6x9cm) and 3.25 x 4.25" as "large format". (and it infuriates me when
people express focal length of lenses in units of "35mm equivalent mm",
instead of the actual mm. (my 47mm super-angulon vignettes on long
distance of 4x5, but it damn sure ain't a "longer than 'normal'" focal
Alas, the general public are going to insist that anyghing bigger than a
PC is "large scale".
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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