NEC SX-4B on Ebay

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Sun Oct 12 22:41:05 CDT 2008

On Oct 10, 2008, at 9:38 AM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>>   It's a UNIX box, man.  The most (programmer-)friendly OS in
>> existence.  At least for even moderately technical people.
> There are UNIX-compatible people and non-UNIX-compatible people
> (cf Unix Hater's Handbook).

   Yep.  I've known quite a few of those guys.  In every instance,  
they've been the "must find something to complain about" type.

> Personally, I fell in love with UNIX from the first day I
> ran across it in 1984, but the 36-bit crowd was, um,
> resistant.

   Same here, in (I think) 1986.


Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL

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