From: Allison J Parent <>
Date: Sun Jan 11 13:37:12 1998

< I don't think a Cincinati Millicron would hardly be considered a
<"Personal Computer" no matter what the number of owners.

That specific machine was about the same size as a PDP-8e and about 60
pounds. For that era that was very compact and light. But personal it
was as at that time it resided in my bedroom while I was trying to write
some simple code via asr33/ptape.

< The 5100 was IBM's first "Personal Computer" (their words). It had
<BASIC or APL or both!

The HP system predated it but, I may have the number wrong. It was
programmed in industrial BASIC.

Received on Sun Jan 11 1998 - 13:37:12 GMT

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