68K ISA project
eric at brouhaha.com
Fri Jul 16 18:03:44 CDT 2010
>> Rocky Mountain BASIC is what evolved from the 9830, 9835, 9845, etc.
Tony Duell wrote:
> OK... Although IMHO HP9830 BASIC is farily clsoe to HP85 BASIC and
> different from the RMB I run on the HP9000... But I guess that's how
> things evolve.
Yes. I'm sure the 9830 influenced the developers of the 85.
>> Technical BASIC is what evolved from the 83/85/9905, 86/87, 75, etc. It
> 9915? The rackmount 85.
Yes, that's what I meant. Thanks!
>> was first called Technical BASIC on the 9807A Integral, but later was
>> available for HP-UX on other 9000 systems.
>> There were enough differences between the two that many customers
>> complained about the lack of Rocky Mountain BASIC for the Integral.
> Now that I can well understand. While I love the Integral, I do wonder
> why it was made so different to the 9000/200 machines. I wish it took the
> same I/O cards, for a start...
Because the Integral was designed by Corvallis Division, as a
followon/replacement for the 80 series, and all the other 9000 machines
were designed by Fort Collins Division.
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