Rescue of data from Pioneer 10 & 11 tapes at JPL needed. Vintagecomputers slated for demolition.
pkoning at equallogic.com
Wed Jun 8 14:01:06 CDT 2005
>>>>> "William" == William Donzelli <aw288 at osfn.org> writes:
>> I wonder if it's a Cyber. Those of course still exist in reality,
>> as well as in emulation.
William> Why do you think it was a CDC? JPL had no need for speed for
William> these tapes.
For processing the data? Remember, I'm talking about the
postprocessing; it doesn't matter what system wrote the data.
Cybers were popular back then for people who expected to do serious
crunching, even if not all the time. That's the only reason I was
wondering -- it wasn't even as much as an assumption...
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