Reproducing old machines with newer technology

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Tue Jul 14 09:04:01 CDT 2015

> On Jul 14, 2015, at 7:53 AM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at> wrote:
>> From: Jay Jaeger
>> I am going to attempt to do the same for IBM's 1410 computer - a really
>> big effort.
> Now, the IBM machine you (or someone) should _really_ do is the IBM Stretch
> (7030); although judged a commercial failure at the time, in retrospect it's
> clearly one of the most ground-breaking designs of all time. (In fact, I have
> a hard time coming up with other machines with the same level of
> impact/influence, in terms of CPU internal architecture. Maybe Atlas, or the
> 801?)

CDC 6600, of course.


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