AW: When did Memory- and IO Protection Emerge (Esp. in Minis)?

Fred Cisin cisin at
Thu May 5 14:45:33 CDT 2016

>> Wasn't minicomputer really a marketing term, anyway? Suits and all?
On Thu, 5 May 2016, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> Well, it was the sixties, after all.  We all forget "midicomputer". :)

We try to.

My sexist memories of miniskirts are what lets me tolerate the marketing 
silliness behind the name "minicomputer".      Mmmmm...miniskirts

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