[rescue] looking for IBM System/36 software

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Apr 1 05:00:31 CDT 2015

On 03/30/2015 09:17 AM, JP Hindin wrote:
>>   I'm looking for software on 8" floppies for the IBM System/36.
>> Specifically, I'd like to find a copy of the BASIC compiler, and if
>> possible, FORTRAN.
>>   I realize some people may be nervous about sharing that sort of thing,
>> due to the kind of company IBM is.  This is for my personal use, on my
>> personally-owned System/36, for education and preservation purposes.  It
>> will not be shared or duplicated without explicit permission.  Contact
>> me privately or anonymously if desired.
>>   This stuff is proving very difficult to find...please, if anyone here
>> knows where I might locate this stuff, do let me know.
> I'm late to the party (go on weekend and everyone comes out of the
> woodwork, who knew?) but I have what may be a silly question - does the
> S/34 software run on the S/36? I imagine not, but I have a pretty complete
> set of software for the /34 so I thought I'd ask.

  Nope, they are not binary-compatible.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ/3
New Kensington, PA

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