ploopster at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 00:48:19 CST 2007
Chris Kennedy wrote:
>> What is a Symbolics 1200XZL ... I got the feeling it is lisp from that
> It's a Lisp machine based on the single-chip Ivory VLSI implementation.
> HP did the actual fab in 2, 1.5 and ultimately one micron CMOS.
> Figure at least twice as fast as a 3600 class machine and a lot smaller.
> Would decidedly be a fun toy to have.
I'm wondering how a machine like this would compare performance-wise to
a new design using a Symbolics-compatible LISP machine blown into a
top-end FPGA. Would it easily fit? Would it perform well?
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