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Calculating digits of pi, in BBC Basic, on a PDP-11 running unix v6, emulated in the browser, with skeuomorphic realism. Including ker-thunk ker-thunk sound effects as you type.

mdfs.net/tty/

see also
stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopi
and
stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopi





Hat-tip to JGH for the Basic port and website. And to aiju for the PDP11 Emulator and Pavel Krivanek for the ASR33 Teletype.

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@EdS Kind of makes me want to put BBC Basic on my -11. I bet it's nicer than DEC BASIC.

Unfortunately on has no trig functions - or indeed log, or even square root, as yet. So it's not quite ready for prime time. And
PRINT 4*ATN(1)
is not available. Although of course
PRINT PI
works. Whereas, this v6 emulation does have bc available, so we can
bc -l
scale=60
4*a(1)
if we feel the need. And we do!

@elb

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