anders at abc80.net
Sat Sep 10 15:02:41 CDT 2016
> >On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 11:59 PM, Pontus Pihlgren <pontus at update.uu.se>
>>> > >
>>> > >Hmm, yes, I think I might actually. What do you have so far?
>>> > >
>> >I don't have much yet, unfortunately; still trying to get my thoughts
>> >together on how it should be implemented. Mark Pizzolato recommends using
>> >as much existing display code as possible. I did start an issue for it
>> >here, though:https://github.com/simh/simh/issues/337
> I found Phils code when I looked into this yesterday. There also the VR12
> emulation in the, now dormant, GreenPea project. I was wondering which
> graphics library to use but since both simh and GreenPea uses SDL I guess
> that settle that.
> I found and read Dougs VC8E summary. Do you have any other docs? A
> cursory look on bitsavers didn't give any result.
There is at least schematics on bitsavers: http://bitsavers.trailing-edge.com/pdf/dec/pdp8/omnibus/VC8-E_engineering_drawing.pdf
I encourage you to do this, I have a working VC8E if you what me to try anything.
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