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Re: Re: Summary A

To Kelly,

>> Huh, even 15 years ago 1 Mb of memory would be payable 
>> for such a big organization.
>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.

Yes, I've seen these magnetic memories (at least you can see the bits there)
But were that the mem-chips of 15 years ago? (Am I that old already?)

>The guys who programed them HATED them!

yeah, 256 kb is not too much.

But are todays Shuttles still having the same amount of memory?