Blit, was: Re: [TUHS] re: Can someone advise me regarding a gui for UNIX
emu at ecubics.com
Tue Oct 22 05:01:27 AEST 2002
Is there still enough information available (schematics, manuals, ...)
so an emulator could be written for it ?
Dennis Ritchie wrote:
> Norman Wilson recalled
> > 22. Pike, R. "The Blit: A Multiplexed Graphics Terminal". _AT&T Bell
> > Laboratories Technical Journal 63_, 8 (Oct. 1984).
> > Rob described an earlier version of the Blit work in a USENIX talk
> > at USENIX in January 1982 (Santa Monica CA). So far as I know it
> > was just a talk, no paper, though he showed a canned demo on video
> > tape.
> By coincidence, one of the two videos made about early Blit
> work is newly available in .mpg format: look near the
> bottom of Rob Pike's page under Movies:
> This was just now done by Gerard Holzmann.
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