From: Dwight K. Elvey <dwight.elvey_at_amd.com>
Date: Tue Mar 23 18:05:52 2004

>From: "ben franchuk" <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
>Michael Sokolov wrote:
>> My new VAX will be completely open source hardware: I'll open-source the
>> code. There will be no problem with fabbing it right there on Mars.
>Umm stupid question. Can you run the development and bootstrap software
>on a vax?

 The biggest problem you'll have is that hard disks will
fail on Mars. The atmosphere is not thick enough to float
the heads. You'll have to go back to paper tape and punch
Received on Tue Mar 23 2004 - 18:05:52 GMT

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