macro-11 for V7-Unix

Warren Toomey wkt at
Sat Jan 15 09:10:07 AEST 2000

In article by Prof. Karl Kleine:
> Dear Warren,
> once upon a time, it was around 1981, I used a pdp11/45 with V7
> (I started my life with Unix with V6 in 1977/8), doing some research
> in compilers, portability, dense code schemes for interpreters.
> For that I used a port of DEC MACRO-11 to Unix. There was also
> an associated linker and the package offered also Fortran, though
> I didnt't use the latter. As far as I remember, this port was
> done at Harvard and distributed to some academic sites. I was
> at the University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands, at that time.
> I have the Supnik emulator to play with, and I wonder if this
> macro-11 and linker is still somewhere around. I would love to
> prepare a few examples for my lessons here (I'm a professor in
> computer science these days, at the University of Applied Sciences
> here in Jena).
> Any ideas? Might there be copies in yours archive? I would like
> to know before I go through the motions of getting teh SCO source
> licence and all that...
> Thanks for your help!
> Karl Kleine

Hi Karl, I think this came up on Usenet recently. No I don't know
of a port of Macro-11 to Unix. I'll pass this on to our mailing list,
just in case anybody knows of it.


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