Writing emulators (was Re: VCF PNW 2018: Pictures!)
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 13:44:42 CST 2018
On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 1:59 PM, Paul Koning via cctalk
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> If microcode is not user-changeable, or if that capability is not a core feature, then you can easily omit it. That tends to make the job much easier. For example, I don't know that anyone emulates the PDP-11/60 WCS. The absence of that emulation isn't a big deal, unless you want to run the Richy Lary PDP-8 emulator on that emulated 11/60. (Has it been preserved?)
I have long heard of the PDP-8 emulator that depends on the 11/60 WCS
but every time it comes up, it's always been said to be lost.
Feel free to prove me wrong, anyone. I'd love to stare at it.
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