bill.gunshannon at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 14 14:03:11 CDT 2019
On 10/13/19 5:35 PM, Wayne S via cctalk wrote:
> In 1981-1987 i worked for a company that used the MCBA system subroutines to develop a system to do trust plan administration for labor unions. Mostly it was remote data entry by the unions themselves over leased lines using black box modems. The MCBA routines were pretty clever and solid. The screen routines used vt100 escape sequences to make "fill in" fields which then could be made to resemble a form.
> It ran on pdp 11/70. In 1982 we converted it to run on a VAX 780. Hardest part was converting from (i think) DMS 11 ( i think that was what the file system was called) to RMS.
DMS-11 was Univac's CODASYL Database system running on the
1100. I believe it still exists today running on the 2200
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