ENIAC programming Was: release dates of early microcomputer operating systems, incl. Intel ISIS
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Thu Sep 17 14:19:25 CDT 2015
> From Dave
> AMD29K isn't "Modern"
Well, compared to the ENIAC it is! :-)
To be serious, the 29K is fully what we now think of as a 'computer'; that's
all I meant by saying it's "modern".
> If you have to use another external mechanism to arbitrarily change the
> program, then it's a calculator.....
Alas, if you hold to that, I guess we'll just have to agree to disagree,
because to me, a 29K with only ROM on the I-bus is clearly a 'computer'.
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