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Old 10-21-2011, 12:41 PM   #11
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From your sales verbage: "The PDP-11/x was perhaps the best selling, most powerful series of supercomputers in the world..."

I've never heard a PDP-11 described as a supercomputer before. While they were widely used, I don't think they were in the same league as a Cray supercomputer.
Minicomputer would be the correct classification for it
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Minicomputer would be the correct classification for it
World's biggest misnomer - a bus-sized computer called a "minicomputer"..

That's almost as absurd as a computer named after fruit.
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