Great news aboute Share Program Library
I'm taking the liberty of forwarding this note from Sam Knutson of Cbttape.org regarding the Share program library. I trust it's all right with him, since he posted it to a couple of public fora. I believe it might interest some folklore folks.
As Sam also says: "Special Thanks to Freddie Robinson and the University of Miami for carefully preserving this material!" --- forwarded note ---
The contents of the SPLA tapes are available to download
These are in AWS format and were made of compilations on 3480 tapes of the contents of 3420 tapes.
I am interested in getting all of this material organized to make it available to SHARE members and MVS hobbyists everywhere. Most of the contents will likely be of interest only to those working with older copies of MVS.
hardware virtualization slower than software
Hardware virtualization slower than software? ... from above: One example given is compilation of a Linux kernel under a virtualized Linux OS. Native...
A couple items that maybe someone can help pull out soon. Dr. John Ehrman is interested in getting a copy of 360D.99.0.009, a set of structured programming macros. He is also looking for the Fortran-to-PL-I converter written by Lanse Leach (at Stanford U), but don't have its SPLA number. If you can help dig these out and send him a copy in XMIT format it would be appreciated.
I may not respond to much email till after SHARE.
25th Anniversary of the Personal Computer" 4193
Eh, I think it was almost so *at the time* I remember all the magazines falling all over themselves about the new IBM PC, and going...