[TUHS] Why did PDPs become so popular?

Paul Winalski paul.winalski at gmail.com
Mon Jan 1 01:55:54 AEST 2018


On 12/30/17, Henry Bent <henry.r.bent at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29 December 2017 at 21:30, Paul Winalski <paul.winalski at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> I'm curious about this.  As far as I know the development of the released
> OS for the Alpha went this way:
> (OSF/1 reference) -> (OSF/1 for MIPS) -> OSF/1 V[1.2, 2, 3.0] -> Digital
> UNIX [3.2, 4] -> Tru64[5].  Was there ever a branch of this for the VAX?

No, you are correct; I was misremembering.  I wasn't paying much
attention to UNIX at the time.

-Paul W.


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