PDP-11 Operating Systems
IanK at vulcan.com
Fri Mar 11 16:26:36 CST 2011
The Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System (MUMPS) originated in the medical community, which might explain its popularity there.... -- Ian
From: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org [cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Dave McGuire [mcguire at neurotica.com]
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Subject: Re: PDP-11 Operating Systems
On 3/11/11 2:04 PM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> I remember some light buzz at various 1980s DECUS symposia about
> DSM-11, but IIRC, it had a niche in medical and dental offices, so
> with one exception, I never saw it in the real world.
The only MUMPS installations I've ever heard of were medical. I seem
to recall DEC actually marketing it pretty hard in that area.
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