Re: Is dying?

From: Michael Austin <>
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 18:20:39 -0500
Message-ID: <DaBvl.23223$>

Palooka wrote:
> Mladen Gogala wrote:
>> There used to be a company, no 2 in the computing world, that had the

> > best OS that I've ever seen and excellent hardware
> I thought you were talking about IBM and OS/2 for a moment. But then the
> madness passed :-)
> Palooka

IBM has always been #1. There is a LOT that DEC contributed to the computing world until the bean counters took over and started listening to the vultures on Wall Street.

Although you don't hear a lot about VMS, there is still a smattering in the financial sector that uses it on Alpha and now Itanium. I even have one in the basement :) Received on Mon Mar 16 2009 - 18:20:39 CDT

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