what was VMS/OpenVMS written in?

Ian King IanK at vulcan.com
Tue Nov 30 17:04:12 CST 2010


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> bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Gene Buckle
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> On Tue, 30 Nov 2010, Dennis Boone wrote:
> 
> > > Was it written in predominantly one language?  If so, which one?
> >
> > The standing joke was that the development folks tried as hard as
> they
> > could to use every available translator or interpreter in the os.
> >
> Wasn't BLISS-32 one of them?
> 

Yup, it was pretty much all BLISS-32.  One of my grad school profs was one of the people who did so.  He actually likes BLISS.... -- Ian 




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