Univ. charging $100/mo./person for mainframe access

Michael Kloth mtkloth at students.wisc.edu
Tue Feb 28 22:48:28 EST 1995

gold at astro.ocis.temple.edu (Bert Gold) wrote:
> One of the universities where I work has decided to charge $ 100 per
> person per month for mainframe access.  As everyone in these newsgroups
> knows, this kind of access is an absolute requirement for doing
> molecular biology in 1995!

The University of Wisconsin in Madison not only does not charge, but it 
has been encouraging all of the students and faculty to make use of email
and other internet tools.  I think that it has been an enourmous help
to have these tools available.

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