[SunRescue] Am I the only guy here who like VMS?
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Sun Mar 25 02:21:22 CST 2001
On March 25, Bill Bradford wrote:
> > You should read Dennis Ritchie's disparaging words about the early
> > design of VMS! ;-)
> > It is really still a pretty backwards system in many ways (not that I
> > know all that much about it :-).
> The #1 feature of VMS/OpenVMS:
> It Just Doesent Break. There's an anectdotal story somewhere (will
> see if I can find the URL) about a VMS system helping spot a bug in
> the uptime counter code (or somesuch) - because it rolled over a
> TEN YEAR uptime.
> (no, I am not shitting you)
Ten year uptimes are quite common on VMS systems, actually.
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