UNIX V7

Mark Davidson mdavidson1963 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 17:57:13 CDT 2009


On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Dave McGuire<mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On Jun 9, 2009, at 6:06 PM, Doug Jackson wrote:
>>
>> Years ago I used to repair PC's (Back when you had to type stuff to do
>> things, and when the 8087 was just awesome...)  My editor of choice was the
>> MSDOS EDLIN tool.  Without fail, every client who watched me working asked
>> why I didn't use QEDIT34 or ExtraED98 or "InsertAwesomeEditorNameHere", to
>> which I would always reply - 'you may have "InsertAwesomeEditorNameHere",
>> but I can never guarantee the next client will have it, so I got good at
>> using the standard editor!
>
>  I just carried around a copy of Turbo Pascal 3.0 on a floppy.

I should have mentioned that, apparently, the $250 price for Epsilon
includes executables for every OS they support (Windows, Linux, Mac OS
X, FreeBSD, OS/2, DOS)... not a bad deal, I suppose. :)

Mark



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