Best name for PDP-11/05-10
billdegnan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 14:57:56 CST 2016
On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 2:40 PM, Paul Koning <paulkoning at comcast.net> wrote:
> > On Feb 24, 2016, at 2:04 PM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu>
> > So, what's the best short name for the pair of machines, the PDP-11/05
> > PDP-11/10 (which differ only in the nameplate)?
> > I have generally been calling them the '11/05's, since that's what's on
> > of the extant drawings, manuals, etc - and DEC seems to prefer the '05'
> > manual ID's, even when the title references both - e.g.
> DEC-11-H05SS-B-D is
> > the "PDP-11/05-S, PDP-11/10-S system manual", with the /05 mentioned
> > However, for the 11/35 and 11/40, which we seem to normally call the
> > (again, following DEC's lead - EK-11040-TM-002 is the "PDP-11/40, -11/35
> > system manual", with the /40 mentioned first), the /40 is the end user
> > machine.
> > With the /05 being the OEM machine, and the /10 end user one, we (and
> > seem to have picked the OEM variant in one as the 'canonical' model, and
> > the other, the end-user variant.
> Interesting point. FWIW, I have always heard 11/05 and 11/40 respectively.
putting all of that original 11/10 stuff aside :-)
There is a version of the processor handbook with all 4, and there is a
version with just 11/40. I have never seen a processor handbook for just
the 11/35, 11/05, or 11/10 by itself.
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