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Re: PostScript revolution - was Re: Perfboard computers, VAX and others - Re: About support for rtVAX300

On 01/14/2013 09:40 PM, Toby Thain wrote:
>>> I bought a used Linotronic L100 - the hardware still exists, it's
>>> stored in
>>> Sydney Australia. I wasn't able to find a collector interested in it,
>>> even
>>> though it was the first PostScript imagesetter. I used to drive it
>>> with TeX,
>>> but also all the other graphic arts software including Illustrator and
>>> Photoshop, Quark XPress, etc.
>> That's the family member alright. The fellow understood Postscript,
>> but used a translator box to translate PS into Cora.
> Not in the case of the L100, that was pure PostScript.
> You may be thinking of Linotron, the older series? There were all kinds
> of adapters to drive phototypesetters, I believe, since the hardware was
> still being paid off when PostScript hit like a tsunami, I guess :)

  That reminds me, I have an L330 here (no RIP) that needs to find a new


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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