[TUHS] B Source Code

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Wed Sep 13 05:24:05 AEST 2017

BTW:  Check out:   ybc: a compiler for B <https://github.com/Leushenko/ybc>

On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 2:14 PM, Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:

> Poke around the Honeywell archives.  I believe that there was at least one
> implementation of QED and a runoff flavor that I saw.   As I believe Steve
> Johnson has mentioned,iIt was popular at Waterloo at one point - so check
> with the Waterloo folks. In fact, I had thought that Mike Malcom used it
> for Thoth, QNX's predecessor.
> On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 2:03 PM, Robert Swierczek <rmswierczek at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Does anyone know of the existence of source code written in B (C's
>> predecessor?)
>> I have encountered a few snippets here and there, but nothing
>> substantial.  The only "real" program that I know of is AberMUD-1.  It
>> looks like there exists a physical print-out of it:
>> https://dropsafe.crypticide.com/article/12714
>> Could it be that this is the only artifact left of this most important
>> "missing link" of C and Unix History?  How can this (and any other B
>> source) be gathered and preserved?
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