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Re: Re: Summary A

> Tim:
> > Huh, even 15 years ago 1 Mb of memory would be payable 
> > for such a big organization.
Oh you can _buy_ the memory, you just couldn't address it properly.

> Not for a radiation hardened, custom military computer.  The memory wasn't in
> chips.  It was in magnetic cores (little dounuts of feric somthing or other)
> with wires runing threw it.

Ah yes, the "core" memory.  Isn't that where the term "core dump" came from?
That (stringing cores) used to be a real shit-job.