Re: [midatlanticretro] Fwd: curious: "world's oldest working computer"
- B Degnan <billdeg@...> writes:
>Brian Schenkenberger, VAXman- wrote:Now if they would have only observed more care putting this one away!
>> Bill Mauchly <bmauchly@...> writes:
>>> Curious: The UK has announced that the "world's oldest working computer"
>>> has been moved back into a museum where they will mount an effort to
>>> refurbish it, to try to get it to work.
>> If it's the "oldest working computer", why do they need to mount an effort
>> refurbish it to try to get it to work?
>Yes the classic Ebay line "It worked when I put it into storage 30 years
>ago" does not count as working, but in this case I am sure a lot of care
>was put into storing it away. At least I hope
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