1. Workstation Controller: Extended the SDS940 with Drum Storage, Disc Storage, Display Sys 1 & 2 (for 6 displays), Input Controller, Printer & ARPANetwork Coupling | how it runs
2. Display System*: [*live from Menlo Park] the computer displays image on small screen (we are seeing what's on Doug's display), dedicated TV camera generates a video signal out to user console; service for 12 consoles
NLS Software Design
Program Structure*: [*Jeff Rulifson from Menlo Park] Jeff gives a tour the software environment in NLS; same commands for jumping, viewing, editing, linking, navigating the structure
Special Languages: two kinds of code, and a compiler-compiler, can easily edit them for rapid prototyping |
System Guide: while here, Jeff shows notes they leave for each other, and how NLS tracks user edits
Doug asks go back to the command metalanguage, to walk through the dialog protocol as a case example; the code is intuitive to the user, a training aid of sorts.