[rescue] Modula-2/Lilith (was: Rescue of a life-time.. or the year at the very least.)
Sheldon T. Hall
shel at cmhcsys.com
Fri Sep 17 13:49:17 CDT 2004
Mike Meredith says ...
> On Fri, 17 Sep 2004 09:09:35 -0700, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> > Has anyone but me ever even seen another machine from that era, the
> > Modula 2 machine Wirth was building (and maybe selling)
> circa 1982? I
> The Lilith ? I remember a Byte article on that, and if you google for
> it, you can find some web pages mentioning it.
Interesting machine, but, as the record executive is reputed to have told
FZ, "No commercial potential." Or, maybe, "timing is everything."
They must have sold a few, somewhere, to somebody outside ETH ... I wonder
where they are.
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