Happy Birthday VAX 11/780 (influence of)

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Thu Oct 28 18:05:07 CDT 2010


On Thu, 28 Oct 2010, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> Perhaps the major contribution of the PDP-11 and VAX was that they
> were comparatively cheap for the processing power.

"They DEFINED the MINI-computer market segment!"

There were years when fresh CS graduates didn't accept the existence of
anything else - much like Windoze now is for the general public.



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Grumpy Ol' Fred     		cisin at xenosoft.com



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