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11830Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Mainframe

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  • Christopher Blackmon
    Feb 27, 2009
      Naa.. we were still using them at Nortel (BNR, NT, etc)  in the mid-late 90's... (before Nortel's faceplant that is.)


      From: Evan Koblentz <evan@...>
      To: Yahoo MARCH Yahoo <midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, February 27, 2009 11:07:58 AM
      Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Mainframe

      >>> There is a difference between "vintage" and "historically signifigant" . While the Amdahl may not be all that old by our standards, I definitely feel that it's an important piece of computing history. An IBM mainframe clone! Very cool.

      Exactamundo! I bet that of people who HAVE heard of or even used mainframes, most think the technology was long gone by the 90s, or at least gone from anyone but Big Blue.

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