Forgotten PC History

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at
Sun Aug 10 18:59:33 CDT 2008

Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Sun, August 10, 2008 1:10 pm, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>> Dave McGuire wrote:
>>> On Aug 9, 2008, at 3:49 PM, Philip Belben wrote:
>>>> That makes sense.  I think someone said it already: if the chip was a
>>>> custom job for a lowish-volume contract, Intel wouldn't want to go and
>>>> find a new packaging contractor for it.
>>>   Did they actually outsource their packaging?
>> That's actually a fairly common occurrence.
>   I know it is now, but I didn't think it was in the 1960s and early 1970s.

I know IBM's had a packaging offering at least going back to the 70s.

Peace...  Sridhar

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