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|Company / developer||Digital Research, Inc. / Gary Kildall|
|Source model||Originally closed source, now open source|
|Latest stable release||3.1 / 1983|
|Available programming languages(s)||Assembly language, BASIC, Modula-2, Pascal etc.|
|Supported platforms||Intel 8080, Intel 8085, Zilog Z80, Intel 8086, Motorola 68000|
|Kernel type||Monolithic kernel|
|Default user interface||Command line interface|
|License||Originally proprietary, now BSD-like|
|Official website||Digital Research official CP/M page|
CP/M (Control Program for Microcomputers) was an Operating System for computers used in the 1970s and early 1980. Originally, it supported up to 64 kb of main memory. It was command-line based, and came before MS-DOS.
Sources[change | edit source]
- CP/M collection is back online with an Open Source licence The Register, November 26, 2001
- Mann, Stephen (15 August 1983). "CP/M Plus, a third, updated version of CP/M". Info World 5 (33): 49ff. ISSN 0199-6649.
- Newton, Harry (2000). Newton's Telecom Dictionary. New York, NY: CMP Books. pp. 228. ISBN 1-57820-053-9.