[TUHS] Is the Teletype the unsung hero of Unix?
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at lemis.com
Sat Apr 2 08:41:33 AEST 2016
On Saturday, 2 April 2016 at 1:06:58 +1100, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Mar 2016, scj at yaccman.com wrote:
>> ... and I once heard an old-timer growl at a young programmer "I've
>> written boot loaders that were shorter than your variable names!"
> Ah, the 512-byte boot blocks... We got pretty inventive in those days
> (and this was before secondary loaders!) with line editing etc.
I was thinking more of the RIM loader on the PDP-8. 16 words or 24
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