[Coco] HP64000 was Re: LIF util for OS-9?

Willard Goosey goosey at virgo.sdc.org
Thu Nov 3 20:12:37 EDT 2011

On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 12:32:40AM +1100, John Kent wrote:
> It was a single user operating system. When you listed the directory it 
> had to think a bit before it listed the files. The emulator used a 
> context sensitive hotkey system that was quite well thought out.

Yeah, HP was big into the hotkey system. The emulator system sounds
like it would be really helpful in debugging hardware, if it lived up
to its hype.

> Yeah ... well the over wrote the magnetic tape holding much of the 
> system project source code which wasn't real good. No backups. They 
> weren't very well organized back then.

Oops.  Yeah, that's bad.

Willard Goosey  goosey at sdc.org
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