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  1. IIRC, even the font is "soft" (loaded from disk)...

    IIRC, even the font is "soft" (loaded from disk) on the VICTOR 9000 (Sirius 1), so the font file should be in MSDOS.SYS too (or as a separate file).
  2. Thread: PC/IX Images

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    thanks for highlighting this, I did not know that...

    thanks for highlighting this, I did not know that Xenix could run as a task on CTOS, there is a reference here: https://www.cbronline.com/news/unsys_unveils_btos_ii/
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    Good find! The ROGALGOL you found appears to be...

    Good find! The ROGALGOL you found appears to be MK22 (Mark 22), where the Bitsavers version is MK40 (Mark 40):
    ...
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    I looked in my notes and I seem to have recorded...

    I looked in my notes and I seem to have recorded that I have the diskette but it is not marked as imaged:

    5608-SR1 Jun-1984 Displaywriter ASYNC "Asynchronous Communications Program"

    I will go...
  5. Interesting news, if your friend knows of any...

    Interesting news, if your friend knows of any manuals/documents from the 1960s to early 1980s that could be rescued the Burroughs enthusiast community would be glad to learn of them.

    There are...
  6. Hi Stefan, thanks for the clarification, I was...

    Hi Stefan, thanks for the clarification, I was hoping there would be some interesting printed matter :-) don't think I need to see the plastic folder, thanks for the offer though.
  7. Hi, has the item been scanned? are you able to...

    Hi, has the item been scanned? are you able to take a smartphone snap or similar of the table-of-contents please.

    thanks,
    nigel.
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    Never had my hands on the printer part of a...

    Never had my hands on the printer part of a Displaywriter system so not familiar with the cable configuration.

    I'm guessing you've looked at this already? 54123

    Page from this manual:...
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    Great work! thanks for doing this and in...

    Great work! thanks for doing this and in particular showing exactly what has been archived. As an aside to viewers, many other systems would benefit from a similar approach (hint hint :-)

    I have a...
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    800 x 400 pixel resolution, that is what made it...

    800 x 400 pixel resolution, that is what made it stand out at the time :-)
  11. are you able to scan the manual please, I don't...

    are you able to scan the manual please, I don't see it on Bitsavers.
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    Here https://eisner.decus.org

    Here https://eisner.decus.org
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    Thanks Jeff for the link, yes that is Version 1.0...

    Thanks Jeff for the link, yes that is Version 1.0 of DECnet for Rainbow.

    I've asked the question on the DECUS forum, hopefully someone will spring to action.

    As you likely know the Rainbow...
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    seeking DECnet for Rainbow Version 1.1

    If anyone has a copy of DECnet for Rainbow (PC100) version 1.1? I would be glad to get a copy please.

    DECnet for Rainbow Version 1.0 exists and there are three versions of DECnet for DOS (which...
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    Obviously there are lots of APL examples to be...

    Obviously there are lots of APL examples to be found, but you could try the simple ones via this website:

    https://tryapl.org/

    Then you can compare results easily.
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    thank you for the video. Wonderful to finally...

    thank you for the video.

    Wonderful to finally see a live MCM/70 after all these years wondering what they looked like working.

    I hope the EPROMs can be read so we can keep it alive forever on...
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    Did the emulator ever get released somewhere? ...

    Did the emulator ever get released somewhere?

    If the MCM/70 EPROMs could be captured then it would be great to see it running on a 8008 emulator.
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    That is exciting news that you found MS-DOS, do...

    That is exciting news that you found MS-DOS, do you have the facilities to make a copy of the diskette? I can put you in touch with someone who can help if needed.

    thanks.
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    Do you know if the Canadian group who were...

    Do you know if the Canadian group who were working on restoring this APL made any progress? I had correspondence with them some years ago and asked whether they would release the APL code, but...
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    USB interface for Displaywriter keyboard:...

    USB interface for Displaywriter keyboard:
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/302363445012
  21. Hi David, quite ok, I'm glad to see someone...

    Hi David,

    quite ok, I'm glad to see someone wanted it too; eBay is a great way of preserving these items as a market-maker.

    I hope you can get the Arabic version of MS-DOS running with that...
  22. I bid on it. I have two Sirius machines and...

    I bid on it.

    I have two Sirius machines and also lack the second keyboard, and I am intrigued that the keyboard is for a non-English language (one of the more interesting aspects of the Sirius was...
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    Could you check this link please: ...

    Could you check this link please:

    http://bitsavers.trailing-edge.com/pdf/ibm/6580_Displaywriter/training/S544-2264-0_Displaywriter_Job_Aids_Jun83.pdf

    and confirm whether you have a different...
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    There are several ways of connecting the...

    There are several ways of connecting the Displaywriter to another system, the 3277 DE (Device Emulation) card for mainframe access, printer-sharing (also via the 3277 card) and the comms-card that...
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    I think a masterpiece of IBM over-engineering...

    I think a masterpiece of IBM over-engineering from that era and exemplar of an era of computing (the word-processing generation) that is under-represented (as in very few surviving systems).

    There...
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