Happy Birthday VAX 11/780

Christian Liendo christian_liendo at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 25 09:28:47 CDT 2010


Thanks I will update... When I researched it there was something that stated it was the first... So if my mistake I will update.

--- On Mon, 10/25/10, Mr Ian Primus <ian_primus at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Mr Ian Primus <ian_primus at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: Happy Birthday VAX 11/780
> To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> Date: Monday, October 25, 2010, 10:25 AM
> --- On Mon, 10/25/10, William
> Donzelli <wdonzelli at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > That is a shit article.
> > 
> > Two of the three "number of things that make the VAX
> 11/780
> > very
> > important" are not correct.
> 
> And glaringly so. To say that the 11/780 is the first 32
> bit machine is just silly. Prime had a 32 bit machine in
> 1972. And I know that there were others - but the Prime is
> the machine that I know the best :)
> 
> -Ian
> 


      



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