RSX-11 Disk Images anyone?

From: Ward Donald Griffiths III <>
Date: Tue May 5 20:00:05 1998

Allison J Parent wrote:

> I didn't mention but RT-11 is NOT a memory hog and even a PDP-11 with
> 16kw can run a useful system. Being a low fat OS it is also very fast
> permitting even slow PDP-11 processors a chance to look good. It's
> basic commands look just like PC dos.

Not all that surprising, since Kildall based the CP/M commands and
syntax on RT-11 and then Seattle Computers based QDOS (later PC then
MS DOS) on CP/M. MSDOS didn't get fancy until somebody in that
department started looking at what the kids doing the Xenix stuff
had. And now there is no can large enough to put those worms back.
Ward Griffiths
They say that politics makes strange bedfellows.
Of course, the main reason they cuddle up is to screw somebody else.
				Michael Flynn, _Rogue Star_
Received on Tue May 05 1998 - 20:00:05 BST

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