|Who invented the cactus stack? M.D.Poole@ukc.ac.uk (mdp2) (1995-11-09)|
|Re: Who invented the cactus stack? firstname.lastname@example.org (1995-11-09)|
|Re: Who invented the cactus stack? email@example.com (1995-11-13)|
|Re: Who invented the cactus stack? firstname.lastname@example.org (1995-11-13)|
|Re: Who invented the cactus stack? email@example.com (1995-11-16)|
|Re: Who invented the cactus stack? firstname.lastname@example.org (1995-11-17)|
|From:||email@example.com (James Jones)|
|Organization:||Microware Systems Corp., Des Moines, Iowa|
|Date:||Mon, 13 Nov 1995 21:38:44 GMT|
firstname.lastname@example.org (Henry Baker) writes:
>mdp2 <M.D.Poole@ukc.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Can anyone help me to locate a literature reference for the concept of
>> a Cactus Stack?
>I don't know if they 'invented' it, but a popular reference is Bobrow &
>Wegbreit, Communications of the ACM, Oct. 1973.
I would've sworn that
*Computer System Organization: the B5700/B6700 Series*
(Organick, Elliott I., Academic Press, 1973, ISBN 0-12-528250-8)
used the term, but a quick scan of the book didn't turn it up. In any
case, the Burroughs Large System machines used the structure for tasking,
and the book goes over the internals in reasonable detail.
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