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Re: OT: Humor



On Tuesday March 7 2006 21:45, Andy Goss wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 20:26 -0500, fedora-list-request redhat com wrote:
> > On 3/7/06, Neil Cherry <ncherry comcast net> wrote:
> > > Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > > On Tuesday 07 March 2006 20:57, Chris wrote:
> > > >>> --
> > > >>> Terry Snyder Jr
> > > >>> Computer Support Specialist
> > > >>> http://www.personal.psu.edu/tes215
> > > >>> Linux (Red Hat 5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 7.1, 8.0, 9.0,Fedora Core 3, 4)
> > > >>> Windows (3.x, 95, 98, ME, 2k, XP, 2k3)
> > > >>> Mac (7, 8, X)
> > > >>> I have used them all.
> > > >>
> > > >> Ahhh grasshoppa - but have you used OS/2. NT 3.5/4.0, DOS and
> > > >> NetWare?!
> > > >
> > > > Shuks - I missed out on OS/2!  Unless - Does a 1-day demo-course from
> > > > IBM count?  I still have their pen.
> > >
> > > Aw, ca-mon, get a real OS - VMS (yes I still run DECNet ;-) .
> > >
> > > DOS since 1.0
> > > Linux since 1994 (loaded via 5 1/4 floppy)
> > > CP/M
> > > Apple II (before the + after the Apple)
> > > Rockwell AIM/65
> > > Z80 Starter kit
> > > Atari 800
> > > 3B2/300 Running SYSVR3
> > >
> > > BTW, they all the above still work except I don't had DOS
> > > before 3.2 on the IBM PC (not an XT). I'm sure a few others
> > > can trump this with other DEC OS or IBM OS.
> > >
> > > Real men (sorry Anne) can pull themselves up by their bootstraps
> > > (or at least toggle one in). ;-)
> > >
> > > --
> > > Linux Home Automation         Neil Cherry       ncherry linuxha com
> > > http://www.linuxha.com/                         Main site
> > > http://linuxha.blogspot.com/                    My HA Blog
> > > http://home.comcast.net/~ncherry/               Backup site
> > >
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> >
> > I have used OS2 for a short time, started with DOS 2.2.  I have even
> > use VMS, UNIX, Apple II, and Soliars, but for most people I know they
> > ask me questions about the others listed below.  Glad someone got a
> > kick out of my sig.  I also have some 45's and 8 track taps if someone
> > would want them ;)
> >
> > --
> > Terry Snyder Jr
> > Computer Support Specialist
> > http://www.personal.psu.edu/tes215
> > Linux (Red Hat 5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 7.1, 8.0, 9.0,Fedora Core 3, 4)
> > Windows (3.x, 95, 98, ME, 2k, XP, 2k3)
> > Mac (7, 8, X)
> > I have used them all.
>
> VME was good, too. Compiled scripts (procedures), an ALGOL derived
> scripting language (SCL) at least as good as VMS's dcl, optional command
> templates, data dictionary, and screen handling that reveals CICS as the
> dogs breakfast that it is. Crummy screen editors, can't beat VMS on
> that, though I have yet to find a line editor as powerful.
>
> Andy Goss
On to the main frame stuff,
DOS 27 / Socrates
DOS/VS(E) 33,34
CICS 1.5,1.6
VTAM
ICCF
VOLLIE
VSAM


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