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bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Mon Jun 8 18:02:38 CDT 2015
On 6/8/2015 4:18 PM, William Donzelli wrote:
>> It's pretty rare. I have one too.
>> I've seen and heard of more straight 8s than I have 8/S
> PDP-8/Ss used to be quite rare, but they have been popping out of the
> woodwork for some time now. I would venture to say they are now more
> extant that Straight-8s.
> Small is survivability.
> PDP-8/S was my first computer, purchased for five bucks from a guy I
> met at a hamfest. That was thirty years ago, and started me on this
> whole computer history path. It is temperamental, but still works.
I still love the quote "All computers wait at the same speed".
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