[TUHS] Some old DECtapes from Dennis Ritchie

Sebastien F4GRX f4grx at f4grx.net
Tue Jul 11 18:39:25 AEST 2023


Thank you for this. The letters in the DMR2 folder are extremely 

lett9 is to M. Carpenter (unknown to me) at the european CERN !

What can be shared about these on social media? Are these tapes 
considered private data, or public domain, or something else?


Le 11/07/2023 à 02:44, Warren Toomey via TUHS a écrit :
> All, way back when, Dennis sent me some DECtape images to look after. I've
> put some of them in the Unix Archive (the s1 and s2 tapes) as they contained
> Unix source code or binaries. The others I kept aside as they didn't contain
> Unix code, or they were potentially sensitive.
> Anyway, Angelo Papenhoff asked for any old tapes from the Labs that might
> contain fragments of B source code or B binaries. I passed the extra tapes
> on to him, and he has found some very interesting nuggets from the time
> period when B -> NB -> C.
> So, to help provide the context around Angelo's work, I've decided to put
> all the tapes that Dennis gave me here:
> https://www.tuhs.org/Archive/Applications/Dennis_Tapes/
> Cheers, Warren

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