Ancient 8086/80286 unixes?
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Mon Sep 17 02:51:41 CDT 2007
Rod Smallwood wrote:
> Surely any publisher of an article past or present and where software is
> an important part of the design and who does not print a listing is only
> doing half the job. If they are doing this to sell a few preprogrammed
> chips then shame on them.
> For old designs we may come across and wish to restore and are prevented
> by this practice lets have a 'Wall of Shame' to identify those people
> who left us a legacy like that.
That will be a big wall, since I lump "... continued next month" and
you never can find next month.
> Rod Smallwood
As a side note I remember reading years ago about great (other than next
weeks clone) upcoming hardware in BYTE and never hear about it again.
Pascal/Modula II engines come to mind.
Ben alias woodelf
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