Talk:TENEX

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SDS940 connection

The first/main TENEX paper ("TENEX, A Paged Time Sharing System for the PDP-10", by Bobrow, Burchfield, Murphy and Tomlinson) specifically calls out the 940 as one of the systems they used as a model. Jnc (talk) 17:17, 29 March 2018 (CEST)

Also, according to "TENEX and TOPS-20", by Dan Murphy (IEEE Annals 37-1, pp. 75-82), BBN actually for a number of years had a 940 with the Berkeley OS on it; so they would have had personal experience with it. Jnc (talk) 17:28, 29 March 2018 (CEST)

Thanks. I did check the Murphy papers, but it doesn't explicitly say that parts could be a close translation, which is what I find interesting. Hopefully, the 940 sources will be available soonish. Larsbrinkhoff (talk) 18:23, 29 March 2018 (CEST)