PDP 11/73 on the Internet
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Fri Jun 5 16:25:49 CDT 2009
On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 2:24 PM, Dave McGuire<mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On Jun 5, 2009, at 5:12 PM, Zane H. Healy wrote:
>>>>> It's damnably slow, but at least it works.
>>>> Yep. The scary thing is...an OS like RSX-11 or RSTS/E is quite zippy
>>>> on a machine like that.
>>> Hmmm. Porting (or writing a work-alike of) RSX-11 for a newer
>>> architecture (suck as PC -- for the low cost) comes to mind.
>> It would be nice to see just about any OS that wasn't basically POSIX, or
>> DOS/Windows running native on a PC.
Plan 9! We don't pretend to follow POSIX, we just had Thompson and
Kernighan do what they wanted. ;)
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