The distinction here, however, is that the end user is purchasing a system in which the minicomputer is only a component rather than buying the minicomputer as such ... Frequently, this type of application will require only the mainframe and some memory, perhaps even without an input keyboard equipment. ... Auxiliary functions operate on the machine through the external machine interface magnetics.
|Title||:||A practical guide to minicomputer applications|
|Author||:||Fred F. Coury|