[Oberon] Re (n): ftp://ftp.ics.uci.edu/pub/oberon/System3/Macintosh
lproven at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 19:24:10 CEST 2020
On Mon, 15 Jun 2020 at 19:19, <peter at easthope.ca> wrote:
> http://www.ethoberon.ethz.ch/compiler/index.html and many other URL
> were viable to early 2020. Then the ETH server went off line. =8~(
A great shame. :-(
> Consequent to automated copying, archive.org is a collection of static
> historical snapshots. Most or all ETH pages are there. =8~)
This is good. I do love the Internet Archive.
> Contrasting to archive.org, the wikibook is a dynamic document. It
> permits editing by any individual. Information from ongoing
> development can be incorported. Salvage of older information to the
> wikibook continues as time is available.
And it's a great piece of work. I salute you for it. It's fantastic.
> I don't recall a document summarizing the language basis of various systems.
> This is my sketchy understanding.
> V1 Oberon.
> V2 Oberon.
> S3 Initially Oberon; transitioned to Oberon-2.
> "ETH Oberon System" Oberon-2.
> V4 Initially Oberon; transitioned to Oberon-2.
> A2 Active Oberon.
> V5 Oberon-07.
> Corrections welcome.
> Inclusion of in the genealogy seems possible. Any objection?
I think it's a great idea. I would add a note about the relationship
with the A2/Bluebottle OS which is very much alive and out there. I
_think_ A2 is written in Active Oberon.
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