[pups] Suitable PDP11s, in the UK
gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 09:52:30 AEST 2007
On 11/2/07, Carl Lowenstein <carl.lowenstein at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/2/07, Gregg Levine <gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 11/2/07, Tim Bradshaw <tfb at tfeb.org> wrote:
> > > On 2 Nov 2007, at 10:34, Wesley Parish wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'm thinking this would be the way to solve this sort of problem in
> > > > one fell
> > > > swoop, if as I suspect is likely, it is impossible to find a
> > > > working and
> > > > available PDP-11 in the UK.
> > >
> > > It's a cool idea, but I think it depends. That would be a bit like
> > > making a vintage car. People do that (even without the intention to
> > > fake them - there are, I think, many more type 35 Bugattis in
> > > existence than were ever made), but sometimes you want a vintage car,
> > > or computer, because it's vintage.
> > >
> > > --tim (owner of a vintage car, but also owner of an electronic enigma
> > > replica...)
> > Hello!
> > There is just such a textbook, I've read it. However as luck would
> > have it today I can not remember its title. It might be the one that
> > MSResearch remembers, but its unlikely at best.
> Are you perhaps thinking of _The Art of Digital Design_?
> carl lowenstein marine physical lab u.c. san diego
> clowenstein at ucsd.edu
Actually yes! That is the book I was trying to think of this morning.
I even came very close to building the thing, but ran out of time
trying to find the parts, let alone the actual time needed to build
Since their ideas are good ones for what I do, I'll probably buy the
book via that method from Amazon, in addition to a few trillion
Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
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