Macintosh Development System, MDS - was Re: Softech p-System for Macintosh
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Sun May 15 17:07:28 CDT 2016
On 2016-05-15 5:49 PM, Nigel Williams wrote:
> On Mon, May 16, 2016 at 6:24 AM, Toby Thain <toby at telegraphics.com.au> wrote:
>> I'm sure he meant MDS. Which back then I used on a Mac XL, alongside
>> Whitesmiths C (and a 1983 draft Inside Mac which I still have).
> I queried MPS since I don't see Bill Duvall listed as involved with
> MPS, or at least listed here:
> MPS, Macintosh Programmers System was the early name for MPW
> (Macintosh Programmers Workshop)
> "MPW was started in late 1985 by Rick Meyers, Jeff Parrish, and Dan
> Smith (now Dan Keller)"
> If it was MDS as you suggest then it would be good to have some
> background to fill in where it came from, is it mentioned anywhere
> else other than this?
Macintosh Development System, MDS, is the product that Bill, and
Consulair, is known for. It included an editor and assembler and was a
shrinkwrap Apple product (this is before MPW was a thing). The link
posted by Al Kossow has more information.
> It seems to lack a wikipedia entry.
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