Y Combinator is restoring one of Alan Kay's Xerox Alto machines
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Wed Jun 29 13:11:26 CDT 2016
On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 10:23 AM, Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org> wrote:
> "The simulator has a few bugs and tends to start failing after a few
> Salto is quite old at this point. A lot of bugs were squashed when the
> code was ported into MAME.
> There is still a problem with the cursor, hopefully Josh can provide some
> pointers on how to fix that
> based on the work that he did developing his own simulator.
I'd be happy to lend assistance. I wasn't even aware that Salto had been
merged into MAME until Al mentioned it to me a couple of months back.
> On 6/29/16 8:33 AM, Curious Marc wrote:
> > Latest entry from Ken Shirriff, trying out BCPL (ancestor of C). On the
> emulator, not yet on the real machine:
> > http://www.righto.com/2016/06/hello-world-in-bcpl-language-on-xerox.html
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