james at machineroom.info
Tue Sep 4 03:21:19 CDT 2007
>> (from Jim Austins collection) : Elliot & Ferranti
> I thought we were excluding larger machines.
Ah, missed that bit... Ferranti did seem like an obvious miss :-)
>> Whitecross (WX9xxx & later). Massively parallel transputer (and later
>> x86) SQL machines. Doesn't do much without a Sun frontend but the
>> machine itself was designed & manufactured in the UK. Sadly, the
>> transputers it uses are ST rather than Inmos. I have one as a pet :-)
> What's the difference?
French vs. English. It'd be nice if the chips were british too whilst
we're being all patriotic
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