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Re: Multiplicity, Change and MV

From: Marshall Spight <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com>
Date: 24 Apr 2006 20:56:46 -0700
Message-ID: <1145936753.364431.146100@t31g2000cwb.googlegroups.com>


Bob Badour wrote:

>

> Oh wait, those were called FCBs weren't they? Not descriptors but
> control blocks. Sigh.

My favorite thing about them was the way that you could open a file in some application, then crash, and the file would be stuck-open. You couldn't do anything to the file because it was already open, even though the app had crashed. Reboot? Still open.

Marshall

PS. It's possible this was CP/M I'm remembering, though. It was a long time ago. Apologies for the off-topicness. Received on Mon Apr 24 2006 - 22:56:46 CDT

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