[TUHS] B Source Code
pechter at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 21:43:19 AEST 2017
I thought Reuters re-microcoded them to be the fastest PDP8 around...
So was the DEC Field Service story...
From: Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org>
To: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society <tuhs at tuhs.org>
Sent: Fri, 15 Sep 2017 0:00
Subject: Re: [TUHS] B Source Code
On Thu, 14 Sep 2017, Noel Chiappa wrote:
> Interesting factoid: The PDP-11 initially used a threaded FORTRAN
> implementation. In line with the observation above (about a new virtual
> machine), DEC actually looked into writing microcode for the -11/60
> (which had a writeable control store) to implement the FORTRAN virtual
Did anyone actually use the WCS? I had visions of implementing CSAV and
CRET on our -60, but never did get around to it. Too late now...
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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