Questions tagged [data-general]

For questions regarding the products of Data General. A computer manufacturer from 1968-1999

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BASIC on the Nova?

The first widely documented BASIC on the Data General Nova platform appears to be Data General Extended BASIC. I can date it to at least 1978 due to copyrights in the manual, but I suspect it was ...
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Which part of a computer does the conversion between binary to hexadecimal? [closed]

I know most computer architecture store data in binary in drives/storage, but i'm unsure where in a computer (x86, etc) does the conversion/interpretation of binary (base2) to hexadecimal (base16) ...
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MICRO 800 assembler?

I'm reading (well, writing...) about the FLOW language and it mentions the "MICRO 800 assembler". This was in the early 1970s, and I can't imagine what this might be. The context suggests it was on ...
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Can we get a complete timeline on the IRIS Operating System for Data General Novas?

This OS was implemented on DG minis in about 1970 by Educational Data Systems. Dan Paymar, one of the EDS cofounders, hired me to help him complete a one-user diskless Basic Interpreter in Summer ...