[Chugalug] OpenVMS Funeral announced

Ed King chevyiinova at bellsouth.net
Tue Jun 11 14:33:47 UTC 2013


I don't, but someone on the list has something similar, I forgot who it was and the exact model they had...



--- On Tue, 6/11/13, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:

> From: Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com>
> Subject: Re: [Chugalug] OpenVMS Funeral announced
> To: "Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group" <chugalug at chugalug.org>
> Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 9:59 AM
> ed do you have a dec writer?
> 
> ----- Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net>
> wrote:
> > 1) you don't have to buy physical hardware to run
> openvms
> > 2) maybe things have changed, but 10 years ago when I
> got my openvms hobbyist license, it didn't cost anything
> > 
> > 
> > --- On Mon, 6/10/13, Alex Smith (K4RNT) <shadowhunter at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > 
> > From: Alex Smith (K4RNT) <shadowhunter at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Chugalug] OpenVMS Funeral announced
> > To: "Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group"
> <chugalug at chugalug.org>
> > Date: Monday, June 10, 2013, 10:44 PM
> > 
> > And I was considering buying an AlphaServer to try out
> OpenVMS!
> > 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.
> > R.I.P. Digital Equipment Corporation
> > 
> > On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 10:21 PM, Tom Wilson <twilson at gtwilson.net>
> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Jun 10, 2013, at 8:32 PM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com>
> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
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> > > Hash: SHA1
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> > >
> > 
> > > http://www.openvms.org/stories.php?story=13/06/06/2422149
> > 
> > >
> > 
> > > http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/06/10/openvms_death_notice/
> > 
> > >
> > 
> > > The death toll was actually made when the
> CPQ/Digital "merger" was
> > 
> > > approved in my opinion.  A cold chill should run
> across some of your
> > 
> > > spines....
> > 
> > >
> > 
> > > <moment
> type="silence">..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> > 
> > >
> !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> > 
> > >
> !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> > 
> > >
> !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> > 
> > >
> !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> > 
> > > </moment>
> > 
> > >
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Sad but not surprising.
> > 
> > With luck, it will be truly opened so some brave souls
> can keep it alive.
> > 
> > Be a shame to see the grand daddy of file versioning
> and clustering go under.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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> > -- 
> > " ' With the first link, the chain is forged. The first
> speech censured, the first thought forbidden, the first
> freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably.' Those words were
> uttered by Judge Aaron Satie as wisdom and warning... The
> first time any man's freedom is trodden on we’re all
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> Trek: TNG episode "The Drumhead"
> > 
> > 
> > - Alex Smith (K4RNT)
> > - Dulles Technology Corridor
> (Chantilly/Ashburn/Dulles), Virginia USA
> > 
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