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Re: transputer designer?

"Campbell, John" wrote:
> Hi
> Does anyone know who the designer was that was responsible
> for the Transputer's fast context switch?  The question came
> up on another list, and I thought it likey that someone on
> this list would know. -jc

Subject to correction, I *think* it was a join effort between David
(May), Tony (Hoare), Geraint Jones and others, possibily including
Michael Goldsmith and Roger Sheperd and very likely others. I don't know
precisely: there may be someone on the list who can give a definitive
answer. Several of the original designers of the transputer hang out on

Dr A E Lawrence