[TUHS] History of m6?

Jaap Akkerhuis jaapna at xs4all.nl
Thu Nov 14 08:53:02 AEST 2019

> On Nov 13, 2019, at 10:16, Thomas Paulsen <thomas.paulsen at firemail.de> wrote:
> 'T'was before my time, but the legend has it that the original BLISS-10
> bootstrap compiler was a set of TECO macros that Chuck Geschke (Adobe's
> founder) wrote.'
> Really? TECO = Tape Editor and Corrector

Yes, and the TAPE in the mnemonic is paper tape.

In an former live we once had a text formatter running on OS/8
(pdp-8) written in TECO.


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