The debate on what per say is a mini...

From: Jeff Hellige <>
Date: Sat Dec 16 09:01:05 2000

>Mini-computers is a nitch that has gone away (or been replaced
>by workstations). They were less powerful than a mainframe, but
>orders of magnitude cheaper and could sit next to a persons
>desk. This was more of a marketing trick to help scientists

        I don't know....i don't think the IBM AS/400 fits the
mainframe definition but it is certainly larger than a micro, with
it's desk-sized case. That to me would then place it in the realm of
the mini.

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