[TUHS] Software written in B

Lars Brinkhoff lars at nocrew.org
Thu Jun 8 02:21:59 AEST 2023

Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> writes:
> Interestingly, I also have no memory of a B implementation for the PDP-10,
> which like GE/Honeywell systems, was 36-bit, word addressed.

PDP-10 had BCPL (two!) which was somewhat popular, so maybe it did't
need a pared-down version.  Same goes for TX-2 if you want to talk
36-bit (who doesn't).

> I used BLISS and SAIL on those, if not the assembler.

SAIL begat Mainsail, wich in theory could still be around today...
for Unix, he said on-topicly!

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