[pups] Bob's emulator and ultrix

Tim Bradshaw tfb at tfeb.org
Wed Apr 19 19:10:48 AEST 2006

On Wed, April 19, 2006 09:44, Rico Pajarola wrote:

> As for the OS Tim Berners-Lee used for his first Browser, I believe that
> it was made on a Norsk Data Technostation. There is very few information
> available on these machines, and I don't think there is an emulator for
> them. There are only a few webpages mentioning it at all: see
> http://heim.ifi.uio.no/~toresbe/nd/history.html for example (it has a
> picture of the machine, note the funny terminal with the two LCD's in
> addition to the monitor). I recently donated my Technostation to a
> computer museum...

I understood it was NeXTStep
(http://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/WorldWideWeb.html would seem to back
that up).  So that would be running on some kind of NeXT box I should
think.  Today's descendent is MacOS X, which still has a lot of things
named NS* in it.


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