Xah Lee's Unixism

Rob Warnock rpw3 at rpw3.org
Thu Sep 2 11:00:04 CEST 2004


Brian Inglis  <Brian.Inglis at SystematicSW.ab.ca> wrote:
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| rpw3 at rpw3.org (Rob Warnock) wrote:
| >Which, like PS/8 & OS-8 [and "DECsystem-8" from Geordia Tech] for the
| >PDP-8, modelled the command syntax after that of the venerable PDP-10!!
| >
| >+---------------
| >| Consider the "PIP" command.
| >+---------------
| >
| >Indeed. And COPY & DEL & DIR, etc.
| 
| But CP/M also derived from IBM VM CP(!) and CMS:
| 	mount a ...
| 	attach con/rdr/lst/pun ...
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Those were also PDP-10 Monitor commands, and probably PDP-6 Monitor
before that.


-Rob

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