[TUHS] Happy birthday, PDP-8!

Terry Smith tersmi1 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 07:37:39 AEST 2017


We had a PDP 8E and an 8I at Humber College back in the day. I used to 
play chess against Chekmo2 on it on paper tape.


On 2017-03-27 08:05 AM, Tim Bradshaw wrote:
> On 27 Mar 2017, at 01:31, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu> wrote:
>>
>> That style of subroutine call goes back a _long_ way. IIRC, Whirlwind used
>> that kind of linkage (alas, I've misplaced my copy of the Whirlwind
>> instruction manual, sigh - a real tresure).
> This is how subroutines worked on EDSAC.  It might go back further than this, but it can't go back much further..
>



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