Hand-wired core for ROM?

William Donzelli wdonzelli at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 00:15:03 CDT 2015

> Core RAM and "core rope" ROM sure are often confused, but technically I would disagree that they are similar.
> They have about as much in common with each other as they do with the power transformer in the other corner of the chassis of whatever equipment they are in, that is to say what they have in common is using electro-magnetics and having a magnetic core.

You are nitpicking.

In the field of vintage memory systems, for lack of a better term,
core and rope are far more closely related than core and any other
type of memory, or rope and any other type of memory.


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