Minix 3 vs portability - was Re: Looking for a small fast VAX development machine

Charles Anthony at
Tue Feb 23 13:15:18 CST 2016

On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 10:57 AM, ben <bfranchuk at> wrote:

> On 2/22/2016 7:42 PM, Eric Christopherson wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 22, 2016, ben wrote:
>>> Where are all to portable compilers and assemblers source code???
>>> Oh wait you have to pay good money for them back then?.
>>> OH now we can't be bothered to support the small machines,
>>> sorry no source for that. My biggest gripe for Minux
>>> other than the racoon mascot.
>> Hey, we all know a raccoon makes a great mascot. Better than a penguin,
>> daemon, or puffer fish :)
> I like demons ... :)
> That is why they go with big PDP 11's, you never know just what was sold
> to you.

And let us not forget the wombat, beloved of the VMS RDBMS.


-- Charles

> Ben.

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