[Chugalug] OpenVMS Funeral announced
dave at brockmans.com
Tue Jun 11 03:53:06 UTC 2013
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On 6/10/2013 10:44 PM, Alex Smith (K4RNT) wrote:
> And I was considering buying an AlphaServer to try out OpenVMS!
Don't let this stop you... they truly are beautiful machines. And if
it had a DEC/Digital Badge on it, every trace was hand-drawn.
> HP's user group has a program to get free non-commercial licenses
> for Tru64 and OpenVMS if you pay for membership in the group (it's
> like $20 or $45 a year or something)
> Guess I missed the boat.
Orrrrrr, you could sign up for a free DECUServe subscription which
will qualify you for the Hobbyist OpenVMS license. I never could
actually call it Tru64... the transition from OSF/1 to Digital UNIX
was hard enough.
> R.I.P. Digital Equipment Corporation
 - telnet://decuserve.org
 - they only report member numbers weekly, no instant gratification
 - Tru64 came after the memo from CPQ to DEC the morning after SEC
approval of the merger. DEC died in that memo, quite literally.
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