CTSS locally distributed memoranda authored by or coauthored with
Jerome H. Saltzer
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Last updated 4 November 2016
This page contains memoranda issued in three numbered series:
Links from numbered document identifiers lead to files in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) that were scanned by Roger Roach and Olin Sibert as
part of the Multics History Project. These files include searchable text acquired by optical character recognition using Adobe Acrobat Pro version 10. They can be read with most web browsers as well as separate PDF viewers such as Adobe Reader.
CTSS Programming Staff Notes comprise a series of
69 informal notes dated from 1963 through 1967 and distributed to the
Compatible Time-Sharing System (CTSS) programming staff, documenting
changes to CTSS. Their circulation was limited to staff members.
- PSN #69: Attachment of 2741 typewriter consoles to 7094 CTSS. February 23, 1967.
- PSN #65: Proposed extensions
to CTSS LOGIN command logic. February 21, 1966.
- PSN #56: 7094 character set. November 29,
- PSN #49: System Programming Security Measures.
(With Robert R. Fenichel), August 28, 1965.
- PSN #46: Interim total dump and reload program for
temporary use with new file system. Undated (ca. June 20,
- PSN #40: Experimental
additions to the RUNOFF command. January 8, 1965.
Also available as a web page.
- PSN #25: Unified control of enabled user traps,
including memory protection and relocation.
(With Thomas N. Hastings, and Robert C. Daley), April 3, 1964.
CTSS Bulletins are a series of memos to users
Computation Center Memoranda (CC-) and
Project MAC Memoranda (MAC-M-)
are two series of memos to users of the M.I.T. Computation Center and
to participants in Project MAC, respectively.
CC-244 and MAC-M-193: TYPSET and
RUNOFF, memorandum editor and type-out commands. November 6, 1964. Also available as a web page.
Revision of January 11, 1965 (PDF).
A later version was published in the
CTSS Programmer's Guide as section AH.9.01, with the title
Manuscript Typing and Editing.
MAC-M-152: CTSS Technical Notes. August 24, 1964.
(Original not located. Later published as M. I. T. Project MAC Technical
Report MAC-TR-16, March 1965.)
- CC-217: A brief introduction to the FAP
language. August 1963.
Revision of September 1964.
- CC-213: An Abbreviated description of the MAD compiler
language. (With Fernando J. Corbató, Neil Barta,
and Thomas N. Hastings), June, 1963.
- CC-204: CLSYS, a program to facilitate the use of the MAD
translator for large (class-size) batches. February, 1963.
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