[TUHS] Failing Memory of an Algol Based System from years ago

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Sun Mar 10 06:06:34 AEST 2019

Right, I had found it there right after Doug's refresh of my memory. Many
thanks to you both.

I grab a copy and put it in my own historic archives.



On Sat, Mar 9, 2019 at 3:03 PM Bakul Shah <bakul at bitblocks.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 09 Mar 2019 14:19:43 -0500 Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu>
> wrote:
> > Clem,
> >
> > I think the "Algol machine" you have in mind is the RC-2000 (not quite
> sure
> > of the designation--could look it up in the attic if it matters)
> designed by
> > Per Brinch Hansen for Regencentralen (again, the name may not be quite
> right).
> I believe he architected and wrote the OS for RC-4000.
> > The manual used Algol as a hardware description language.  The
> instruction
> > set was not unusual. It has come up before in TUHS. I have the manual
> > if you need more info.
> This manual is at bitsavers.
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