SOS-11 (Son Of Stopgap) line editor for RSTS/E
Author: William T. Marshall Manual: http://sites.google.com/site/texteditors/Home/files/SOSUG.txt Family: DecFamily LineEditorFamily Platform: DEC PDP-10, PDP-11 under RSTS/E License: Commercial
Abstract: SOS-11 is an easy to use but powerful line oriented editing system, available on the RSTS/E V6B operating system. It supports all the features of the PDP-10 program by the same name, and is operated in an almost identical manner. SOS organizes the file into lines and pages, which can be referenced either by a line/page number or by textual content. Most commands operate on lines as single units, and one command (ALTER) includes a very powerful character oriented editing subsystem. SOS operates on stream ASCII (BASIC+) files and RMS record formatted files, either type.
SOS provides the following features: