Long Live the Confederation!
Is that possible? How big do you think the uncompressed movies were in 1994?
This is a Unix system! I know this!
Googling "/vol/abyss/" finds these two sites:
Now I don't know WHY they're there, but the first one mentions origin.ea.com specifically... and look at the file name on the second one!
So I'm thinking the Prophecy backups, at the very least, are from a Unix system. What does that mean for us, people who know what they're doing?
The name extension applied to all hosts within a given DNS (Domain Name Service) hierarchy of Internet hosts. For example, the full hostname www.origin.ea.com refers to a machine named www within the domain origin.ea.com, which is itself within the domain ea.com, and is considered a subdomain thereof.
Unix Systems Analyst (June 1994 - April 1997) Origin Systems Sole (until mid 1996) Unix systems administrator for a medium-sized network of Silicon Graphics machines at Origin Systems, ranging from desktop workstations to a half-million dollar SGI Onyx RE2, working tangent to the PC/Macintosh technical staff. Involved in or responsible for all Origin Internet services. My game credits include:e domain origin.ea.com, which is itself within the domain ea.com, and is considered a subdomain thereof.