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Re: Beehives...

In article <199805052012.QAA22157@shandakor.tharsis.com> ,
    George Robbins <grr@shandakor.tharsis.com>  writes:
> 2) wrote a bit-mapped character display program for the Tek storage
> 	display on the PDP-8 - watching him just type in assembly
> 	code on the fly was scary.

Not so scary when you consider the regularness and orthogonality of
the PDP instruction set.  Now, if it was a CISCy instruction set like
the VAX or x86 assembly code that would be scary!
                                               Rich Thomson