olduse.net is not an archive, as such, but more of a repeat
performance - "updated in real time as it was thirty years ago" -
the bang!path email addresses are not hidden,
and work-arounds to the "line eater bug" abound.
The Google archive at: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!browse
seems useful to me, with, for instance,
with 400+ results for "The Devouring Fungus".
The Google interface has a "Show Original" function under the "More
messages actions" pulldown, and a "Show unmasked email addresses"
function behind a Captcha. Perhaps I'm missing something?
I was surprised to see it's still in print, so if you're an old neckbeard or interested in computing history, it's recommended.
Well, one day he annoyed the class a little more than normal. When he went for a bathroom break, they took his floppy disk, removed the magnetic media and replaced it with a circular sander. Sanded the heads right off his FDD when he got home.
> ...the teflon insulation reacted with the hot (molten) metal to
> form HF gas. When the fire department turned on the sprinklers
> in desperation: hydrofloric acid.
I'm interested in where that comes from.
HF is produced in Pyrolysis of Teflon, so I wouldn't say 100% myth busted.