[rescue] If one person could do it, maybe we could do this
Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Mon Sep 8 12:53:35 CDT 2003
On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 01:42:52PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Monday, September 8, 2003, at 12:07 PM, Eric Dittman wrote:
> >Now, new versions of some classic minis and mainframes would be nice,
> >There are new versions of the PDP-8, and someone is working on a
> >PDP-10. I
> >would also like to see a freely available FPGA version of a PDP-11 and
> I've been thinking about this for a while too. A PDP11 might be
> doable, but a VAX would be a very large effort. I'd love to see it
> done. I'm learning VHDL now...the more I learn, the more I realize
> just how big a job doing a VAX implementation would be!
Yeah, I'd imagine that Vax would be just about the hardest there was,
except perhaps P4.
I wish I had the time to learn Verilog and start work on a parallel lisp
processor (if they can do 40 forth cores in one chip, why not 10 lisp
cores?), or really all sorts of other specialty processors.
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