From: William Donzelli
Sellers of collectibles and antiques get bombarded
with nitpicks and
corrections. Often these are right, but often they are wrong.
Yeah, that's why I didn't just assert 'this is wrong, X is right', but I
them the things to look at so they could verify for themselves that my claim
Passing a URL through the Ebay system is trickly, to
say the least
... "Check this document 123-456-78 in bitsavers, page 26".
Yeah, I didn't try and pass a URL, too hard; (and in any case, a tricky con
artist could point to a fake document they had posted). I guess I should have
said 'Check the PC05 manual, look on BiSavers in dec/foo/bar to find it, pg.
From: Bill Degnan
I went to this guys place and saw the tape reader
first hand. Its in
better condition than mine.
Oh, I didn't have a problem with the condition; just that it was
From: Jay West
I would think the thing that would make it stand out
and make him
change it - tell him a PC05 doesn't connect to a PDP8, it goes with
something completely different (a PDP11 ofc, correct?).
Yes, the PC05 is for the PDP-11 (and others):
Yes, what I _should_ have done is say 'the PC05 is for the PDP-11; the PC04
(which this is) won't work on a PDP-11. If a PDP-11 owner buys this for his
PDP-11, he'll probably by unhappy'.