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Re: Minor Corrections ...
Glad you enjoyed the pictures. Thanks for clearing me up on those B7700
details. I've update the page accordingly...
Quoting Randall Gellens <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
Minor Corrections for http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mader/delta/erniepics.html
> Wow, those pictures sure brought back memories.
> A few very minor corrections:
> The B7700's operating system was the MCP (Master Control Program).
> The combination shell and editor was CANDE (Command AND Edit). Bob
> Rahe and I fixed that annoying half-duplex issue around 1981 or so by
> allowing it to work in full-duplex mode (we hacked the DCP (Data
> Control Processor), the front-end that talked to the terminals, to do
> full-duplex. To our total shock, it ended up faster than the DEC-10,
> which was built for full-duplex.