Old FORTRAN programs, libraries, graphics

emanuel stiebler emu at e-bbes.com
Wed Apr 8 08:18:02 CDT 2020

On 2020-04-06 22:48, Douglas Taylor via cctech wrote:
> Got similar interests here.  I've been using PGPLOT on the Vax since it
> came out, the price was right!
> Tried to get it to work with a Tektronix 4207, but something is a little
> different between it and the 4105 series.
> I was able to get an old version of Gnuplot (3.4) to compile and run on
> a Vax alpha under Openvms 8.4.
> It wouldn't compile on a 32 Vax under OpenVms 7.3, too bad, I had wanted
> to run gnuplot on that machine.  Maybe I needed an older version of
> gnuplot.

That's pretty much the setup I was trying. VAX & PDP11, an some fun ;-)

However, a Tektronix Terminal is still not in the budget or space, so I
will probably go with the RPI 4 setup


But probably just use a Ubuntu for the display, as it gives a better
resolution ...


> On 4/6/2020 6:00 AM, Dave Wade via cctech wrote:
>> I have been using PGPLOT but I guess you are aware of that.
>> https://www.astro.caltech.edu/~tjp/pgplot/
>> I also wonder if you might be interested in
>> https://github.com/rricharz/Tek4010
>> what I was looking for was a Calcomp Basic Plotting calls to HPGL as
>> most of my plotters are HPLG and would like to plot some of the
>> Calcomp sample plots on them
>> Dave
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> On Behalf Of emanuel
>>> stiebler
>>> via cctalk
>>> Sent: 05 April 2020 14:22
>>> To: General Discussion: On-Topic Posts Only <cctech at classiccmp.org>
>>> Subject: Old FORTRAN programs, libraries, graphics
>>> Being stuck at home, was musing the idea to look into some graphics
>>> software from the '70's, or early 80's ...
>>> Looking for some wire frames, hidden line removal, 3d graphics...
>>> Any pointers?
>>> View month ago or longer, somebody on this list recovered some large
>>> package of FORTRAN code, and wanted to invest it, but I think it was
>>> posted
>>> under a wrong subject, so I can't find it anymore ...

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