using new technology on old machines. Was: PDP-12 Restoration at the RICM

Alexandre Souza alexandre.tabajara at
Tue Jun 16 09:56:03 CDT 2015

> Again, I wonder if the data retention time decreases as the number of bits
> per device increases. Intuitively it should. Mind you, any SD card is 
> probably
> going to be more reliable than a real TU58 tape now :-)
>I think that paper tape, used outdoors on a rainy day, is likely to be more 
>reliable than a real TU58 tape. :)

    You got a thumbs-up! (In Brazil we call it "Joinha") :)

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