[TUHS] Need a new PDP-11 or VAX?

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Sun Apr 28 09:53:38 AEST 2013

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On Sat, 27 Apr 2013, Larry McVoy wrote:

> What I'd like is a new 64 bit PDP-11.  That assembler was wonderful to
> read and write, only a short distance from C.

Sounds like the same concept as PL/360 (not to be confused with APL\360).

> x86 makes me puke.

x86 should've been drowned at birth.

> and Alpha aren't much better (I was hoping for better from Alpha but they
> seemed like they copied MIPS).

I believe you're right.

-- Dave

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