Discussion of large systems

Tony Duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Tue Oct 31 17:47:05 CST 2006


> 
> On 31 Oct 2006 at 11:05, Warren Wolfe wrote:
> 
> >     That's painful, isn't it?  When I was attending Michigan State
> > University, the computer we used for our programming projects was a
> > Control Data 6500, later upgraded to a 6600. .  They tried to
> > sell it. 
> 
> Now here's where I'm mystified.  Why would anyone in their right mind 
> want to run one of these nowadays?  400Hz power, chilled water supply 

Since when have any of us been in our right mind here?

-tony



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