Christie's auction and other computer history events

From: Paul Koning <>
Date: Mon Feb 21 09:08:19 2005

>> Neither is speaking of "the Enigma" as if it were a single
>> thing. :-)

Enigma is a single thing just as PDP-11 is a single thing -- in both
cases, a family of designs where the key architecture is fixed across
all models.

The biggest delta, as I recall, was that one variant had four rotors
instead of three, and even that doesn't affect the fundamentals of the

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