[TUHS] A New History of Modern Computing - my thoughts
ron at ronnatalie.com
Mon Nov 29 08:41:30 AEST 2021
The ++ operator appears to have been. The PDP-11 had addressing modes to so predecrement and postincrement.
> On Nov 28, 2021, at 16:41, Steve Nickolas <usotsuki at buric.co> wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Nov 2021, Thomas Paulsen wrote:
>> I heard that the null terminated string was a 11-build-in.
> It's a fairly good fit for 6502, too. When I write 6502 code, all my messages are stored as C strings. Because on an Apple, something like this...
> putch = $FDED
> entry: ldy #$00
> @1: lda msg, y
> beq @2
> eor #$80
> jsr putch
> bne @1
> @2: rts
> msg: .byte "Hello, cruel world.", 13, 0
> ...is pretty easy to do.
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