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Re: [SLE] new v9.2 is out-terminal question
  • From: Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 17:06:24 -0400
  • Message-id: <200410271706.24843.gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 27 October 2004 16:59, JAMES KNOTT wrote:
> --- Darrell Cormier <linuxdev@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Sorry, I forgot to include the link.
> >
> > http://www.columbia.edu/acis/history/core.html
>
> The core plane I have, from the Collins computer,
> looks very similar to the one in "Figure 4. Magnetic
> core plane".
>
> Incidentally, back in the late '50s, IBM was able to
> reduce the cost of core memory to $1 per byte.
> There's a good description of the development of core
> memory, in the book "IBM's Early Computers".

=o

Was that a thousand dollars for a Meg of RAM???

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