Y Combinator is restoring one of Alan Kay's Xerox Alto machines

Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Wed Jun 29 12:23:50 CDT 2016

"The simulator has a few bugs and tends to start failing after a few minutes"

Salto is quite old at this point. A lot of bugs were squashed when the code was ported into MAME.

There is still a problem with the cursor, hopefully Josh can provide some pointers on how to fix that
based on the work that he did developing his own simulator.

On 6/29/16 8:33 AM, Curious Marc wrote:
> Latest entry from Ken Shirriff, trying out BCPL (ancestor of C). On the emulator, not yet on the real machine:
> http://www.righto.com/2016/06/hello-world-in-bcpl-language-on-xerox.html

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