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Re: New Vax - future directions :-)

> On Jul 7, 2021, at 8:02 AM, Johnny Billquist <bqt%update.uu.se@localhost> wrote:
> On 2021-07-07 13:37, Anders Magnusson wrote:
>> Den 2021-07-07 kl. 11:37, skrev Hans Rosenfeld:
>>>> ...
>>> And, can we perhaps get a PDP11 compatibility mode, too? Like the one
>>> early VAX-11 models had? Please? :)
>>> Thanks for breathing some life back into the VAX, and into port-vax.
>>> This is so amazing on so many levels. :)
>> Hm, I haven't thought of that before, but it might be quite trivial to do that.
>> Almost no extra hardware, just a separate match for the microassembler.
> I'd be a little curious on why anyone would want it, though. (Even me, being a PDP-11 fanatic, isn't that interested in this compatibility mode...)

It allows running early VMS releases.


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