[TUHS] Earliest UNIX Workstations?
marc.donner at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 03:43:20 AEST 2023
I was a grad student at CMU at the time. Raj Reddy told me back then that
it was 1 MIPS, 1 million pixels, 1 megabyte of RAM.
On Mon, Jan 30, 2023, 21:04 Mary Ann Horton <mah at mhorton.net> wrote:
> On 1/25/23 17:01, Larry Stewart wrote:
> Jim Morris left PARC and went off to CMU and began talking up the idea of
> the "3M" workstation. One MIPs, One Megabyte of RAM, and One Million
> The way I heard it, a workstation needed to have Menus, a Mouse, and a 1
> MIPS processor. It also had a megabyte of RAM, at least a megabit LAN, a
> megapixel of display, and cost about a megapenny.
> *Mary Ann Horton* (she/her/ma'am)
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