Josh Work Articles login Apr01/97 Changes to Terminal Room Services at USENIX Conferences

At the last several USENIX and LISA conferences, one of the most common complaints we've seen on the evaluations is that the terminal room has no real terminals. In order to provide the best service we can, we're making the following changes, effective April 1, 1997.

We will no longer use workstations and personal computers in the conference terminal room. Instead, we will be going back to teletype machines at 300 baud, connected to a secure mainframe back at the USENIX offices in Berkeley, California. This not only makes the room name accurate once more, but has the following advantages:

We will also be adding the following services to the terminal room:

We hope these changes address any concerns you have about terminal room service at the USENIX-sponsored conferences.

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