what was VMS/OpenVMS written in?
geneb at deltasoft.com
Wed Dec 1 08:35:49 CST 2010
On Tue, 30 Nov 2010, Zane H. Healy wrote:
> At 7:50 PM -0500 11/30/10, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 7:00 PM, Dennis Boone <drb at msu.edu> wrote:
>> > For 7.3ish VAX OS source proper (includes RTLs, but no translators or
>>> layered products), on VERY casual inspection, it looks like about 3000
>>> files of MACRO, 2900 of Bliss, 1400 of C, 155 of message definitions, 65
>>> of Fortran, 35 of Ada, 20 of command definitions, 10 of PL/1, 10 of
>>> Pascal, 5 of Uil, a few DCL.
>> Sure. I can see that.
>>> I can't find any COBOL, BASIC, MODULA, CORAL, DIBOL, etc.
>> In 7.3, I'm sure that's now true. I'm pretty sure I remember some
>> COBOL and BASIC back in the 4.x and 5.x days, but I can't promise that
>> my memory is 100% correct.
> Ethan, I'm pretty sure your memory is correct. Something else to consider is
> just what does a source CD contain the source for? I've never seen one. :-(
> But as I understand it, you have the basic OS, some of the other components
> aren't included from what I've heard.
Was/is there an x86 version of VMS?
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