Reproducing old machines with newer technology

Noel Chiappa jnc at
Tue Jul 14 06:53:08 CDT 2015

    > From: Jay Jaeger

    > I am going to attempt to do the same for IBM's 1410 computer - a really
    > big effort.

Now, the IBM machine you (or someone) should _really_ do is the IBM Stretch
(7030); although judged a commercial failure at the time, in retrospect it's
clearly one of the most ground-breaking designs of all time. (In fact, I have
a hard time coming up with other machines with the same level of
impact/influence, in terms of CPU internal architecture. Maybe Atlas, or the


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