Nuke plants to keep PDP-11 UNTIL 2050!

Posted by Ridcully on Jun 20, 2013 2:00 AM EDT
The Register; By Richard Chirgwin
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The venerable PDP-11 minicomputer is still spry to this day, powering GE nuclear power-plant robots - and will do so for another 37 years. That's right: PDP-11 assembler coders are hard to find, but the nuclear industry is planning on keeping the 16-bit machines ticking over until 2050 – long enough for a couple of generations of programmers to come and go.

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