[rescue] NeXTSTEP or OPENSTEP?
Steven M Jones
smj+rescue at crash.com
Sat Aug 9 17:04:11 CDT 2014
On Aug 9, 2014, at 2:21 PM, Carl R. Friend wrote:
> On Sat, 9 Aug 2014, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> WinNT *was* released on Alpha, it was supported on Multias and other Alpha
>> machines of that period.
> It went all the way up until NT 4 and then died a speedy death. I
> have an Alpha system that originally ran NT4 until the disk died in
> it and I opted to load VMS. Unfortunately the 1-year license for that
> has expired and I cannot renew it thanks to HP taking the hobbyist
> program internal. Recycle time.
No need to recycle because of the Hobbyist program - it is still out there,
you just have to get to the right site. I was eventually able to get current
VMS Hobbyist licenses through this site, IIRC:
http://plato.ccsscorp.com/hobbyist_registration.php3 -- there should be
several recent threads about this on the classiccmp/cc-talk list if I
Be a shame to recycle good hardware over the poor migration/maintenance of the
Hobbyist application process. And, who knows, maybe VSI will help clean up
that mess since they seem to look upon the program favorably.
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