Seeking disruptive tech
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Thu Dec 11 16:50:53 CST 2014
On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 3:34 PM, William Donzelli <wdonzelli at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why did you add the whole "commercially available" pat, when I specifically
> meant the modules that were in the early PDPs?
Because the majority of the modules in the early PDPs *were* commercially
available. DEC's original business was selling logic modules.
I'm certainly willing to concede that some of the modules you cited may well
have been commercially available also; I just was previously unaware of that
fact. But certainly SMS modules were not offered as a product by IBM.
Was CDC selling those modules in 1959, when the PDP-1 was designed?
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