Details about IBM's early 'scientific' computers

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Nov 15 13:13:47 CST 2017

On 11/15/2017 10:17 AM, Jon Elson via cctalk wrote:

> MANY companies were quite bad at making a go of the computer business. 
> Xerox is probably legendary, but GE and RCA were certainly also famous
> for this.  Honeywell made a LOT of computers in various forms -
> aerospace, minicomputer, industrial controls, etc.  But, I guess they
> were incompetent at competing with IBM in the large systems market.
> They were included in the BUNCH, however.

"BUNCH"?  Never heard that one before.  "Snow White and the Seven
Dwarfs" was the term I always heard.


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