[TUHS] Happy birthday, PDP-8!

Tim Bradshaw tfb at tfeb.org
Mon Mar 27 22:05:02 AEST 2017

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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