Re: Bliss-11 and other Bliss compilers

Brian Inglis <>
27 Nov 2006 17:44:04 -0500

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From: Brian Inglis <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 27 Nov 2006 17:44:04 -0500
Organization: Systematic Software
References: 06-11-105
Keywords: history
Posted-Date: 27 Nov 2006 17:44:04 EST

On 26 Nov 2006 21:53:48 -0500 in comp.compilers, "Mark Mickelsen"
<> wrote:

>Now that I'm retired I'd like to get back to some
>work on Bliss-11. I still think that it's one of the best compilers I
>have ever seen and from my research lately it seems that it is still
>considered one of the best optimizing compilers ever created. I have a
>copy of the sources for both Bliss-10 and Bliss-11 but since I don't
>have a PDP-10 lying around they don't do me much good.

>What I would really like for Christmas is a Bliss-11 compiler that
>runs on my PC and generates code for an 8-bit microcontroller. And
>obviously I would like to be able to customize the output for
>different micros.

there are various PC emulators for pdp10s and -11s to get you started:
try googling then posting to alt.sys.pdp10 and alt.sys.pdp11

Thanks. Take care, Brian Inglis Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Brian[dot]Inglis{at}SystematicSW[dot]ab[dot]ca)
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