Has anyone found the best way to preserve paper tape software?

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Thu Dec 30 14:21:56 1999

On Thu, 30 Dec 1999 CLASSICCMP_at_trailing-edge.com wrote:

> >I really like "plug and play" Qbus systems but I don't think there is a
> >paper tape interface nor a DECTape one?
> There certainly are paper tape interfaces - just about any serial card will
> do for that. If you want 20mA and reader control, a good choice is the DLV11-F
> or the plain old DLV11.
> >>The beauty if that a 11/73 series will run most PDP-11 unix and PUPS has
> >>the license for any version at $100 and also an archive of PDP-11 versions
> >>of unix.
> >I would really like to run Unix on a PDP-11 (hopefully a 45 with all core
> >and FPU) but have never found the software.
> You *aren't* working in a vacuum, you know :-). For the past several
> years, Bob Supnik's emulators have come with Unix V5 through V7
> binary distributions (see ftp://ftp.digital.com/pub/DEC/sim/ ),
> and Warren Toomey has an excellent archive available as well as
> easy terms for the Unix source license you'll need to access it
> (see http://minnie.cs.adfa.oz.au/ and click on "PUPS". Note
> that Adfa is offline for the summer holidays - I think they're
> back up on Jan 3.)

Aah! A subtle geographic reminder!!

                                                 - don
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