ot? Simulate something....
ron.hudson at sbcglobal.net
Mon Mar 7 21:24:46 CST 2005
On Mar 7, 2005, at 5:32 PM, Tom Jennings wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Mar 2005, Ron Hudson wrote:
>> I am beginning to write a simulator for a "microcomputer", it will
>> feature a
>> curses (terminal) front panel. it will be a 12 bit machine. You will
>> be able to
>> issue commands to the simulator without stopping the program (for
>> virtual paper tapes, printing to files etc)
> Cool! If you haven't, check out Donald Knuth's fictional MIX
> computer. It's a mishmash of a bunch of "contemporary" (1970s)
> architectures. The cool thing about is there is SOFTWARE written
> for it, even though it never physically existed.
> There was no physical representation, if you were to make one,
> it would add to the coolness of it.
Cool is it 12 bit, best expressed as 3 hex digits?
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