RE: E-business & PC Supply chains

Joseph S. Barrera III (
Mon, 14 Jun 1999 15:24:44 -0700

> > Wasn't PIP a speedy printing service back in the 70's?
> It was also the Peripheral Interchange Program for DEC's
> real-time OSes from
> the same era.

Actually, I think PIP dates back to the mid 60's.
I know there was a PIP for the PDP-8 which dates
to 1965. There might have been a PIP for earlier
PDP's as well (e.g. the -5)

> I think there was a similarly-named utility on early PCs, too.

Yes, CP/M has a PIP.

- Joe