Computer Laboratory

Technical reports

Parrot – A replacement for TCAM

P. Hazel, A.J.M. Stoneley

April 1976, 25 pages

Abstract

The terminal driving software and hardware for the Cambridge TSO (Phoenix) system is described. TCAM and the IBM communications controller were replaced by a locally written software system and a PDP-11 complex. This provided greater flexibility, reliability, efficiency and a better “end-user” interface than was possible under a standard IBM system.

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@TechReport{UCAM-CL-TR-5,
  author =	 {Hazel, P. and Stoneley, A.J.M.},
  title = 	 {{Parrot -- A replacement for TCAM}},
  year = 	 1976,
  month = 	 apr,
  url = 	 {http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/techreports/UCAM-CL-TR-5.pdf},
  institution =  {University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory},
  number = 	 {UCAM-CL-TR-5}
}