Mac "Workgroup Server" (or "network server") hardware & AIX

Zane Healy healyzh at
Wed Apr 27 10:56:15 CDT 2016

> On Apr 27, 2016, at 8:02 AM, Swift Griggs <swiftgriggs at> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Apr 2016, Zane Healy wrote:
>> Don?t fret, once OpenVMS v9.0 is released, on x86-64, there won?t be any 
>> doubt as to who won.  :-)
> :-) Well, in the spirit of further non-participation let me (a die hard 
> unix zealot) say that I can't wait to see VMS ported to x86-64. I think 
> VMS is cool. I've been learning about it lately. It has some great 
> features. 

I’ve used both for a long time, but UNIX a bit longer.  

> Oh, and while I?m at it, both vi and emacs suck.  Give me TPU! :-)
> Heh, I'm one of the few Unix guys that might be inclined to agree. I can 
> use both. However, I got used to Wordstar, then the IDE in Borland 
> products (which is similar to Wordstar). So, my favorite editor is "joe" 
> not Vi or Emacs, but TEHO. For me, using an editor is about familiarity, 
> even if something takes more keystrokes etc... I find it odd that people 
> actually argue about editors, but that's just a difference in value 
> system.

Okay, I’m impressed!  Someone that not only knows about my favorite UNIX text editor, but uses it!  The first tool I install on any UNIX system, if it doesn’t have it, is ‘joe’. :-)


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