French virtual museum, IRIS 50 (CII), Bull computers etc

By coincidence another French computer (mainframe) by CII ( Compagnie internationale pour l’informatique), I found this earlier. By coincidence 1971 as well. Also several other computers including of the 80s, mainly Bull computers. English texts on right columns of the pages
cii_iris_50

http://www.feb-patrimoine.com/PROJET/index.htm

Bull and related computers
Bull computer History

Iris 50
Iris 50


Terminaux

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The company where I was an apprentice around 1970 also had two electronic computers in addition to plug-in programmed punch card machines: a Bull Gamma 30 (rca 301 , gamma 30, Bull, chr4inf9,) and a Siemens 4004. The Bull calculator was bought, I believe, for political reasons, because the owners were French. The downside for us was that we had to learn two punch card codes: the Bull Code and the Hollerith Code (which I personally found more elegant). Here is a comparative figure from the manual we got at the time.

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Don’t miss the Bull Gamma 3, the machine that challenged IBM punchcard appliences to a degree that they eventually countered by the IBM 1401.

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Oh, mistake. It was the Bull Code which I personally found more elegant.