[Chicago] IBM Assembler - was Re: Free Essential Reference Books

Jon Sudlow jsudlow at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 22:09:42 CET 2009

HAHA, I'm not doing stuff for mueseams. Thats amazing how intricate all
those emulators were. I'm trying to pass this graduate school course.... Its
the first mandatory class you have to take and its a weed out course.

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Phil Robare <verisimilidude at gmail.com>wrote:

> The place I was consulting at a year ago had an Intel based AS400
> running an emulator for a PowerPC based AS400 running a mainframe
> emulator (3830?) that was running a System 370 emulator.  This last
> was running their core accounting system that was written in BAL (370
> Assembler) in the 70s.  And I was told it ran faster today than it did
> on any of the previous machines.
> So which is it Jon, are you trying to maintain something like that or
> are you doing a demo for the Computer Museum?
> On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 2:38 PM, Jon Sudlow <jsudlow at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ...
> > Thanks for any help you could give, if you dont know thats OK
> too......Why
> > can't python turn high level statements directly into ibm system370
> > assembler code? Get on it would you guido ;)
> > -Jon
> >
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