NEC SX-4B on Ebay

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at
Sun Oct 12 19:19:46 CDT 2008

der Mouse wrote:
>>> It's a UNIX box, man.  The most (programmer-)friendly OS in
>>> existence.  At least for even moderately technical people.
>> There are UNIX-compatible people and non-UNIX-compatible people (cf
>> Unix Hater's Handbook).
> Even aside from that, I'm not convinced.  I think Symbolics Genera is
> arguably more programmer-friendly, though that could just be because I
> find Lisp a much nicer language than C.  (There may be even better
> OSes; that's just what I have personal experience with.)

I find programming under batch-mode OS to be more pleasurable.

Peace...  Sridhar

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