Who's dead? (was RE: UNIX V7)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Jun 9 22:01:24 CDT 2009


On Jun 9, 2009, at 10:45 PM, Ian King wrote:
> Your definition of "from way back" seems somewhat limited... by the  
> way, did you realize that VMS is still a supported OS, more than  
> thirty years after its introduction?

   Not only supported, but still under very active development!

>   Further, your reluctance to use non-screen-oriented editors is,  
> shall we say, 'bad juju' in this community.  While I certainly  
> prefer a screen editor such as vi (and not such as EMACS), I can  
> easily do ed or TECO as needed, because I MUST in order to work  
> with truly vintage systems.  -- Ian

   Please cut the guy some slack, Ian.  The OP was Kirn, who is 19.   
His idea of "way back" is pretty different from yours or mine.

           -Dave

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Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL




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