Replicas - was Re: *** Ideas needed for developing interactive

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Sat Sep 11 10:45:26 2004

On Fri, 10 Sep 2004, Tony Duell wrote:

> > I am thinking of Sellams PDP-1 replica in Tokyo, by all accounts they
> I don't think I'd call that a replica. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I
> thought it was based on a PC running an emulator. To me a replica of a
> PDP1 would be a machine built as far as possible to the original
> schematics (using more modern components if appropriate, like more common
> tranasistors). But IMHO even the PSU should be built to the original design.

True, by the definition of the word it was not a replica. Perhaps
"simulation" is more apt.

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