[TUHS] Teletype simulator?

scj at yaccman.com scj at yaccman.com
Fri Mar 25 06:36:41 AEST 2016

Does anyone know the author?  I doubt they were at Murray Hill, since
nobody (with the possible exception of Mike Lesk) knew enough about TSO to
be so accurate...

> Steve Johnson:
>   This reminds me that someone at BTL threw together a "TSO Shell".  It
> was
>   a wrapper around /bin/sh that slept for 10 seconds before executing each
>   line...
> =====
> And after each command exited.  Discarding anything typed ahead
> during the sleep, of course.
> And printed all-upper-case IEFCRAPNONSENSE messages even when a
> command exited successfully.
> I think I still have a copy somewhere.  It dates from the 6/e era,
> so it would need a lot of work to compile and run on a modern system.
> Occasionally I think of converting it to ISO and POSIX even though
> that seems contradictory somehow.
> Norman Wilson
> Toronto ON

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