DECNET/8 (was Re: RTS-8)

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at
Thu Oct 23 02:40:59 CDT 2008

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 07:35:21PM +0200, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> Ethan Dicks <ethan.dicks at> wrote:
> >>
> >
> >I will poke around in that tomorrow when our sat rises.
> That definitely looks like DECNET/8. Fun!

Yep... I dug around today and it looks good.
> I wonder if the TLK and LSN programs are compatible with the ones on RSX.

There's a comment in TLK.PA about a change made in 1976 to add "PDP11
COMPATIBILITY", so I think it's possible.


Ethan Dicks, A-333-S     Current South Pole Weather at 23-Oct-2008 at 07:30 Z
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