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 McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL

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