Mon, 24 Dec 2001 08:20:47 -0500
> I'm cleaning up my basement (part of my forced retirement when my contract
> terminated in November). I've got almost 15 years worth of Ada Letters
> collecting dust that are going to be trashed / recycled / whatever. A
> couple years ago I might have been inclined to tear them up, scan (I've got
> an Automatic Document Feeder on my scanner) and OCR them, but not any more.
> (Unless there's somebody who wants to help pay me for that - would ACM?)
> Other than that, I thought I'd offer them to somebody (preferably somewhat
> local to Northern Virginia), if anybody wants. Or any other reasonably
> local institution of higher learning - I'm not going to pay to ship them.
I've also got an almost complete set. However, they are packed up in
boxes ready for IDA's move to our new building after the holidays.
Let me know what the entire range of issues is, with the "holes" of
issues that you don't have and/or are keeping. I hope to have the
opportunity to examine them again -- perhaps this Friday after
> I did keep one issue - the one that has a paper I wrote in 1987. :-)
With some things, I'm a packrat -- I've kept some of those DEC Small
Computer Handbook paperback manuals around with me all these years,
even though the only ones I can get close to are in museums.