WAS: rebadged - etc etc etc

From: Mike Ford <mikeford_at_netwiz.net>
Date: Tue Mar 9 12:23:48 1999

>Tony wrote:
>> Anyway, the list included the first workstation (Alto),
>Are you sure about that? I thought the first workstation was the IBM
>Autopoint computer (Type 610), introduced in 1954 [*]. Unless you count
>the IBM CPC, 1940.
>And _History of Personal Workstations_ seems to classify the HP 9100 (1968)
>as a workstation.
>Oh, did you mean graphical workstation? Then maybe it was the DEC GT40,
>introduced in 1972.
>Never mind, no one ever agrees on these "firsts".

What about the Tectronics terminals with vector graphics? I remember
playing basketball on one in 74.
Received on Tue Mar 09 1999 - 12:23:48 GMT

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