[TUHS] Early Internet work (Was: History of select(2))

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Mon Jan 30 23:37:50 AEST 2017


On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 12:13:48AM +1100, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Jan 2017, Clem Cole wrote:
> 
> > That said, is you want a goos starting??point the best C compiler for the 
> > 8080 was the Leor Zolman's "Brain Damaged Software" C -- aka BDS C. ?? 
> > Which he has put in the public Domain: 
> > ????http://www.bdsoft.com/resources/bdsc.html
> 
> Talk about brain-damaged software...  BDS C is irretrievably broken, with 
> all sorts of things missing.  

I dunno, I wrote a lot of code with it.  It felt enough like C to me.
At the time, I believe it was the fastest CPM C compiler you could get.
That was a big part of why I used it.


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