Reproducing old machines with newer technology

Al Kossow aek at
Tue Jul 14 11:21:35 CDT 2015

yes, but the only software that survives are diagnostic listings.
I tried and gave up trying to get the software from the person who saved 
the Livermore Stretch

On 7/14/15 8:58 AM, Jay Jaeger wrote:
> I wonder if there is anywhere near enough information available to do a
> Stretch.
> On 7/14/2015 6:53 AM, Noel Chiappa 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?)
>> 	Noel

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