[rescue] If one person could do it, maybe we could do this

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Sep 8 12:56:18 CDT 2003

On Monday, September 8, 2003, at 01:53 PM, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
>>   I've been thinking about this for a while too.  A PDP11 might be
>> doable, but a VAX would be a very large effort.  I'd love to see it
>> done.  I'm learning VHDL now...the more I learn, the more I realize
>> just how big a job doing a VAX implementation would be!
> Yeah, I'd imagine that Vax would be just about the hardest there was,
> except perhaps P4.
> I wish I had the time to learn Verilog and start work on a parallel 
> lisp
> processor (if they can do 40 forth cores in one chip, why not 10 lisp
> cores?), or really all sorts of other specialty processors.

   Yup.  There are some people talking about projects like this, 
including George Adkins and myself.  Maybe you could get involved.


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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