More HW from OpenMoko

Rodolphe Ortalo rodolphe.ortalo at
Wed Jul 2 19:08:34 CEST 2008

Maybe you have to take into account the fact that computations could
probably run for much longer on the 11/780 than what could be possible
on a battery-powered FreeRunner.

But well, as far as I remember, it was also pretty difficult to get the
the Vax 11/780 into one's pocket. ;-)


Le mardi 01 juillet 2008 à 16:20 -0400, Ken Young a écrit :
> Rodolphe Ortalo:
> >
> > Given the freerunner hw, you can certainly do much better than that!
> > I would expect something like "mathematica in your pocket"... ;-)
> The neo1973 has ~8 times the floating point performance of a VAX 11/780
> (double precision).   The initial version of Mathematica was developed
> on a VAX 11/750 - the Freerunner should be about 20 times faster than
> that machine in floating point.   It was also rare to run across an
> 11/750 with more than 4 MByte of RAM.
> Ken Young

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