Classic Computer Rescue Squad

From: Hans B Pufal <>
Date: Sun Nov 9 02:22:05 1997

Daniel A. Seagraves wrote:
> Ehehe... We should build a computer from discrete components, just to
> operate one. And connect it to the Internet. Of course, we'd never
> finish in out lifetimes, and it would fill a room, but it would be awful
> cool!

Well, the Manchester University SSEM is almost running (see
<>) . Its based on valves
(tubes) and has a "massive" memory of 32 words each of 32 bits. Now who
can squeeze TCP stack into that ;-)

I think that building replicas of some of the original machines makes
perfect sense.

 Hans B. Pufal : <>
 Comprehensive Computer Catalogue : <>
Received on Sun Nov 09 1997 - 02:22:05 GMT

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