Fwd: [TUHS] Recovered!!! The Georgia Tech Software Tools Subystem for Prime Computers

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at hotmail.com
Fri Sep 27 19:07:51 CDT 2019

On 9/27/19 5:20 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> Have been on the road, and I just noticed this announcement on the TUHS 
> list.
> I'd been trying to find this for a long time

So  had I.  Glad to see it recovered.  I had contacted GIT more than a
decade ago and was told all of it had been thrown away long before.

Now, if we can find some of the others maybe we can revive the Software
Tools User Group.  :-)


> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject:     [TUHS] Recovered!!! The Georgia Tech Software Tools 
> Subystem for Prime Computers
> Date:     Tue, 24 Sep 2019 22:45:29 +0300
> From:     Arnold Robbins <arnold at skeeve.com>
> To:     tuhs at tuhs.org
> Hello All.
> Believed lost in the mists of time for over 30 years, the Georgia Tech
> Software Tools Subsystem for Prime Computers, along with the Georgia Tech
> C Compiler for Prime Computers, have been recovered!
> The source code and documentation (and binary files) are available in a
> Github repo: https://github.com/arnoldrobbins/gt-swt.
> The README.md there provides some brief history and credits with respect
> to the recovery, and w.r.t. the subsystem and C compilers themselves.
> Credit to Scott Lee for making and keeping the tapes and driving the
> recovery process, and to Dennis Boone and yours truly for contributing
> financially. I set up the repo.
> For anyone who used and/or contributed to this software, we hope you'll
> enjoy this trip down memory lane.
> Feel free to forward this note to interested parties.
> Enjoy,
> Arnold Robbins
> (On behalf of the swt recovery team. :-)

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