[TUHS] Happy birthday, Dennis Ritchie!
usotsuki at buric.co
Sun Sep 10 05:40:02 AEST 2017
On Sat, 9 Sep 2017, Arthur Krewat wrote:
> TOPS-10 allowed type-ahead, with the caveat that if a program exited with an
> error, it would intentionally clear the TTY buffer. Something I actually
> sorely miss.
That's actually a nice-ish feature.
> IIRC, the type-ahead buffer was only around 80 characters. If you exceeded
> it, it beeped at you ;)
Reminds me of the 15-key buffer in the PC BIOS, which also beeps if you
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