Plane of core memory

Brian L. Stuart blstuart at
Thu Apr 18 12:14:58 CDT 2019

On Thu, 4/18/19, dwight via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> My understanding was that the mercury delay lines
> needed periodic repairs ( not sure what the cause
> was but mercury does dissolve into many metals ).
> If I were going to make a delay line memory, I'd go with
> the magnetostrictive. These are practical to make. One just
> needs a little ingenuity and a spool of piano wire.
> Dwight

Or still do a fluid one, but take Turing's suggestion
and use gin as the medium.


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