RSTS emulation in a browser

Jay Jaeger cube1 at
Fri Dec 6 21:07:19 CST 2019

On 12/5/2019 10:57 AM, John Foust via cctalk wrote:
> Back in 2000, Jay Jaeger generously helped me read some old backup tapes 
> from a RSTS V7.0-07 system.
> I'm not sure why I hadn't tried before, but I recently thought I could 
> try to run those circa-1982 BASIC-PLUS and FORTRAN programs under emulation.  
> And maybe even in a browser.  There's a JavaScript emulator at:
> I can 'boot rl2' on that web site and it runs, but when I try to
> run it locally in a browser, it hangs.
> Am I missing something simple?
> That page is maintained by Paul Nankervis <paulnank @>.
> - John

When I try and contact the site, it times out / can't connect, though I
did manage to get an index listing by leaving off the pdp11.html.

Not quite sure what you mean by trying to run it "locally".   Is it that
you downloaded and unzipped it and pointed at that as a file
URL?  Or did you copy it to a local web server you have?

There are at least three files involved, I spect:  pdp11.html, pdp11.js
and bootcode.js, and probably vt11,js, pdp-11-45.svg and pdp11-70.svg as


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