Triprocessor PDP-10 [Was: Re: [multicians] Emacs humor]
RichA at LivingComputerMuseum.org
Fri Dec 4 17:53:10 CST 2015
From: Johnny Billquist
Sent: Friday, December 04, 2015 2:11 PM
> On 2015-12-04 21:52, Phil Budne wrote:
>> Rich wrote:
>>>  "Tops-10" was simply a renaming of an operating system which began on
>>> the PDP-6 in 1964 and continued in an uninterrupted line of
>>> development up through the final release, Tops-10 v7.04 (1988), and
>>> maintenance (v7.05, 1993).
>> Are you sure about the captialization "Tops"?
>> I thought TOPS-10 ran on the DECsystem-10,
>> while TOPS-20 ran on the DECSYSTEM-20.
> Rich is correct. It's "Tops-10", but "TOPS-20". Water under the bridge...
> I can't remember the correct capitalization of DECsystem, though. Maybe
> that too differed?
Both DECsystem-10 and Decsystem-10 appear in DEC documents of different dates,
the latter possibly appearing in non-LCG documents.
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