Historical Research

From: Jeff Hellige <jeffh_at_unix.aardvarkol.com>
Date: Wed Jun 25 08:10:51 1997

On 25-Jun-97, Commercial Computing Museum wrote:
>This is just information. I completed a reference tool that accomplishes
>most of this for computers built between 1950 and 1979. It's called Domestic
>Commercial Computing Power Between 1950 & 1979 (DCCP). It doesn't include
>statistical data, but it does list every make and model of computers built
>or sold by North American computer companies. It was self-published, but
>you'll find reviews in upcoming issues of the Annals, Analytical Engine,
>and the CBI newsletter. It's not available on the web and I have no plans
>for that, but I am trying to make a CD version that would include
>photographs, commercials/promotional video clips, sales literature, etc.

   Where is this available from? It certainly sounds interesting.

>We could use a similar tool for the years 1980 onwards for commercially
>available computers, but also for military computers, industrial control
>computers, programmable communication controllers, etc.

   Another project that sounds worthwhile and interesting. The two together
would nearly be a one-stop source for info on these systems. Do you plan to
cover peripherals at all, or just the boxes themselves?

   Jeff jeffh_at_unix.aardvarkol.com

    Amiga enthusiast and collector of early, classic microcomputers
Received on Wed Jun 25 1997 - 08:10:51 BST

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