see also xerox parc, xerox network services.
xerox data systems model 530
xerox data systems model 940 computer (sds 940, xds 940) a time-sharing system, announced in february 1966, developed by scientific data systems with help from the university of california at berkeley and tymshare. sds 940 was backward compatible with sds’s previous systems (except the 12-bit sds 92). it had monitor and user modes, dynamic program […]
xerox network services
xerox parc /zee’roks park’/ xerox corporation’s palo alto research center. for more than a decade, from the early 1970s into the mid-1980s, parc yielded an astonishing volume of ground-breaking hardware and software innovations. the modern mice, windows, and icons (wimp) style of software interface was invented there. so was the laser printer and the local-area […]
xerox network system networking (xns) a proprietary network architecture developed by the xerox office systems division of xerox corporation at xerox parc in the late 1970s/early 1980s to run on lan (ethernet) and wan networks. the xns protocol stack provided routing and packet delivery. implementations exist for 4.3bsd derived systems and the xerox star computers. […]