FPUs for small computers (Was: What to download for a PDP-8)

Roy J. Tellason rtellason at verizon.net
Wed Oct 17 20:46:49 CDT 2007


On Wednesday 17 October 2007 17:09, woodelf wrote:
> Fred Cisin wrote:
> > Well, at least it's better than using solenoids and photocells (which
> > would have permitted a wider choice of calculators)
>
> That was saved for I/O devices. :)

Certain Selectric adaptations come to mind...

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