what was VMS/OpenVMS written in?

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 12:03:37 CST 2010


On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 12:52 PM, Richard <legalize at xmission.com> wrote:
>> IIRC there was something earlier written in BCPL.
>
> I'd forgotten that AmigaOS was written in BCPL.

Yeah... its origins are from TRIPOS.   I haven't forgotten (and I
*still* flee from BPTRs).

I think by the 2.x era, the BCPL codebase was replaced by C (but the
API remained, and so did the BPTRs).

-ethan



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