New line of VAX 6000s!

From: Ben Franchuk <>
Date: Wed Jan 30 10:42:02 2002

Ethan Dicks wrote:
> --- Brian Chase <> wrote:
> > Wow, the design of this baby is even more revolutionary than Apple's new
> > iMac-- My guess is the black hose coming out of
> > the side is used to circulate some sort of coolant to the process from
> > overheating.
> Wow! A 6130! They fit three processors in that little enclosure... must
> not be XMI ;-)
Nope you have it all WRONG, it is the Bit Bucket option
for all the loose 0's and 1's found when a program crashes.
They can be rather hard on the carpet, generate static electricty
and slow programs down to a crawl.

Note you also get:
      BBW Branch Both Ways
      BEW Branch Either Way
      BBBF Branch on Bit Bucket Full
      BH Branch and Hang
      BMR Branch Multiple Registers
      BOB Branch On Bug
      BPO Branch on Power Off
      BST Backspace and Stretch Tape
      CDS Condense and Destroy System
      CLBR Clobber Register
      CLBRI Clobber Register Immediately
      CM Circulate Memory

Ben Franchuk - Dawn * 12/24 bit cpu *
Received on Wed Jan 30 2002 - 10:42:02 GMT

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