PDP-10 programming [was RE: Dumb Terminal games (was Re: Looking for a small fast VAX development machine)]

Glen Slick glen.slick at gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 21:42:56 CST 2016

On Feb 29, 2016 5:07 PM, "Rich Alderson" <RichA at livingcomputermuseum.org>
> From: David Griffith
> Sent: Friday, February 26, 2016 4:05 PM
> > One of my ongoing wish projects is to learn to program a pdp-10 so I can
> > port Frotz to it.
> The canonical textbook is Ralph Gorin's _Introduction to DECSYSTEM-20
> Assembly Language Programming_ (Digital Press, 1981).  Lots of examples,
> well thought out presentation.
> It's a shame that Ralph's book has become so rare.  (Seriously, who
> does the seller asking $1,441.25 for a copy think he's talking to???)
> Probably remaindered in the 1990s at any library that had a copy.

FWIW Amazon lists used copies of ISBN-13 978-0932376121 around $100. I
bought a used copy a couple of years ago that turned out to be an
ex-library copy. Don't think I paid too much at the time. Still haven't
gotten around to looking at it much.

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