OS8 Source listing

Rich Alderson RichA at vulcan.com
Wed Oct 14 12:05:34 CDT 2009

> From: Pontus
> Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 9:55 AM

> Pontus Pihlgren wrote:

>> I was browsing ebay and found these two auctions:

>> http://cgi.ebay.com/PDP8-PDP-8-pdp8e-Source-Printout_W0QQitemZ290359238887

>> http://cgi.ebay.com/PDP8-PDP-8-pdp8e-TECO-Source-Printout_W0QQitemZ290359274421

>> I don't know if source listings where normally distributed or if this is 
>> a rare find, perhaps even something that should go to a museum. Is this 
>> source readily available?

>> If not, I hope whoever buys it will scan it an preserve it, I'm 
>> considering doing it myself.

> No replies? surely someone must know if this unique or available to
> anyone with a set of OS/8 tapes?

> Kind Regards,
> Pontus.

I took at look at this.  It appears to be a localized version of the OS, along
with some other utilities.  I would bid on it, but I don't want to get into a
bidding war (cf. the thread on DECtape madness).

Rich Alderson
Vintage Computing Server Engineer
Vulcan, Inc.
505 5th Avenue S, Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98104

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