Article about Seattle schools still running a VAX
pat at computer-refuge.org
Tue Feb 26 16:07:56 CST 2008
On Tuesday 26 February 2008, David Betz wrote:
> > The Seattle Times is running an article about how the Seattle
> > School District is still using a VAX to do school assignments.
> > http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/education/2004203746_enrollme
> Hmmm... I wonder if this student assignment program is some sort of
> expert system written in something like OPS5? It could be an
> interesting project to convert it to something more modern.
It's much more likely that it'd just be replaced with some COTS* stuff
* COTS != cheap off-the-shelf.
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