[ih] NCP, TCP/IP question

Lars Brinkhoff lars at nocrew.org
Tue Mar 10 12:02:42 PDT 2020

> Ken Harrenstien also added TCP/IP to the ITS operating system in late
> 1982.  The implemenation language was PDP-10 MIDAS assembler.

Which was also used for NCP.  A twist on that story is that Bob Bressler
first wrote an NCP for ITS together with Bob Metcalfe for the Dynamic
Modeling PDP-6.  However, rather than accepting that code into ITS the
AI lab people rewrote it more to their liking.  So in a sense that was a
second NCP for ITS.

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