[TUHS] Algol68 vs. C at Bell Labs

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Fri Jul 1 11:34:17 AEST 2016


Clem Cole scripsit:

> ‚ÄčTruth is folks built systems that swapped to floppies (and cassette tape
> et al) in those days.  

Indeed, the PDP-8 system I cut my teeth on swapped (infrequently) to DECtape,
which is essentially a floppy drive without random access.

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