Anybody live in Chile?

William Donzelli aw288 at osfn.org
Fri Sep 2 20:31:08 CDT 2005


> Yeah, well, they're just neat, that's all. Side-by-side-reel vacuum-column tape drives:
> #2 on the list of iconic aspects of early computers, although I take it from it's
> appearance and what you and William are saying that these (3420s) are late models
> (last of the breed?).

No, but probably the best. IBMs followups (3410, 8809, and the one with
the BIG dot matrix status display (help on the number please?) were not
nearly as nice.

William Donzelli
aw288 at osfn.org




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