[rescue] Cheapest Cray?
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Tue Apr 27 13:17:33 CDT 2004
On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Dave McGuire wrote:
> That part of it is a Seymour Cray design. Those wires are
> length-adjusted for signal skew,
That's absolutely a Seymour hallmark. It'd be funny if he ever designed
a car, as it'd probably be a gigantic motor floating in fluorinert, a
pair of all-terrain treads, and nothing but a subway-style wrist loop
for the driver to hold onto. Fast and loose at all costs. :)
> and they're normally locked up inside the chassis of the machine
> anyway. Did you get a chance to see the backplane of my pdp11/70
> while you were here?
Either I didn't, or I did and those neurons didn't survive the next
fsck. I suspect the latter.
Jonathan Patschke ) "Being on the Internet is not the same as being
Elgin, TX ( famous. That's like calling Cheetos 'dinner'."
USA ) --Metal Steve
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