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Canonical name

I have generally been calling the pair (11/05 and 11/10) the '11/05's, since that's what's on many of the extant drawings, manuals, etc - and DEC seems to prefer the '05' in manual ID's, even when the title references both - e.g. DEC-11-H05SS-B-D is the "PDP-11/05-S, PDP-11/10-S system manual", with the /05 mentioned first.

However, for the 11/35 and 11/40, which we seem to normally call the 11/40 (again, following DEC's lead - EK-11040-TM-002 is the "PDP-11/40, -11/35 system manual", with the /40 mentioned first), the /40 is the end user machine.

With the /05 being the OEM machine, and the /10 end user one, we (and DEC) seem to have picked the OEM variant in one as the 'canonical' model, and in the other, the end-user variant.

Jnc (talk) 19:56, 24 February 2016 (CET)