Self Same computers

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Thu Sep 6 23:06:20 2001

On Thu, 6 Sep 2001, Jeff Hellige wrote:

> Then, as you said in your previous message, it is important that
> we are preserving the much more flexible machines to be able to show
> what could be done with them and how many more choices they
> represented. There will always have to be some sort of general
> purpose machine though at some level so that the applications and such
> for the embedded machines can be produced.

Or computing, as it always does, comes back around full circle and
everything old is new again: you write the apps on a big and powerful
general purpose machine and compile them for the target computer.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger
Received on Thu Sep 06 2001 - 23:06:20 BST

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