using new technology on old machines
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Wed Jun 17 08:41:08 CDT 2015
> From: Pontus Pihlgren
> One computer I could imagine would sparc interest is a new PDP-6.
Umm, perhaps not the best choice! The original PDP-6 was known for being, ah,
flaky. There's a reason DEC sold less of them than any other DEC machine!
(Nothing wrong with the _architecture_, mind - the KA-10, which is basically
identical, was _very_ successful. It was purely the implementation.)
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