11/3/71                                                BASIC (VI)

NAME            basic -- DEC supplied BASIC

SYNOPSIS        basic [file]

DESCRIPTION     Basic is the standard BASIC V000 distributed as a

                stand alone program.  The optional file argument

                is read before the console.  See DEC-11-AJPB-D


                Since bas is smaller and faster, basic is not

                maintained on line.

FILES           --

SEE ALSO        bas

DIAGNOSTICS     See manual

BUGS            GOK

OWNER           dmr