IBM 5100

From: Antonio Carlini <>
Date: Thu Aug 19 12:50:20 2004

> Please correct me if I'm wrong, but it was my understanding that
> (part of?) the VAX instruction set was prototyped using the 11/60 as
> well.

I believe that there were hardware test rigs in use before
the first VAX protos arrived. I believe that I've read that
they were based on a modified PDP-11 but I don't recall
where I read that. Time to go peruse the early DTJs again
I suppose.


Antonio Carlini
Received on Thu Aug 19 2004 - 12:50:20 BST

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