VAX-11/750 registry (Was: Reviving a VAX-11/750)

Johnny Billquist bqt at
Thu Jul 9 08:33:55 CDT 2015

On 2015-07-09 15:13, Toby Thain wrote:
> On 2015-07-09 5:28 AM, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>> On 2015-07-09 09:29, Pontus Pihlgren wrote:
>>> Sorry for top-posting but having read this thread I feel you are
>>> discriminating for no real reason.
>>> Certainly, if the registry is a plain old text file with one
>>> maintainer then some limitations is probably good.
>>> But with an rdbms and a nice front then it could encompass all
>>> makes and models.
>>> Some filtering on the output and bobs your uncle.
>> Ooo. Nice one. You almost tempted me into writing this under RSX, until
>> I caught myself and reminded me how many other projects I have that I
>> should waste time on... :-)
> Writing code is the trivial part.

Well, it would be an interesting exercise for my webserver in 
combination with Datatrieve.

> Keeping it accessible (let alone up to date) is harder.

Web interface - people update their own records. The machine is normally 
always online, so I don't think there would be any problems from that side.


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