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THIS LIST IS THE LINUX KERNEL LIST.
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60MILLIONSYEARS.AGO

GERARD.

On Thu, 2 May 1996 anos@crux.neurope.ikea.com wrote:

> >
> > On Tue, 30 Apr 1996, Drew Eckhardt wrote:
> > > >> > I know that this is not the most appropriate place the ask, but is there
> > > >> > any development on a VMS clone?? A VMS for x86 and other hardware could b
> > > >e
> > > >> > particularly interesting...
> > > >>
> > > >> You're kidding, right?
> > > >
> > > >Actually, I've heard that someone is working on a TRS-80 port to x86
> > >
> > > Huh?
> > >
> > > TRS-80 was the brand name Radio Shack sold their computer hardware
> > > under. Depending on which model you had, you could run TRS-DOS,
> > > CPM, and/or XENIX; or OS/9.
> >
> > In the immortal words from Foghorn, Leghorn, "I say, it's a joke, son!"
> >
> > It seemed to me that a VMS port would seem as ridiculous as a Trash-80
> > port. Well, OK, maybe I should have specified which OS, I meant TRSDOS.
> >
> > Actually, maybe I could write an emulator, I've still got all those
> > floppies still.......
>
> I really hope that he meant a DCL SHELL, not the VMS core itself...it would
> be rather interesting to write a DCL like shell for linux. Not that bash
> lacks anything particular, but just for fun. It could include extensions
> like logical names, queue commands, directory output etc.
>
> Again, forget lock manager, rms, mailboxes and all other internal stuff. I
> think Linux does a better job taking care of the dirty work...but a DCL
> shell could be an interesting task 8-)
>
> /Anders
>
> >
> >
> > --
> > #!/bin/sh
> > echo '16i[q]sa[ln0=aln100%Pln100/snlbx]sbA0D3F204445524F42snlbxq'|dc
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> > # | #include <stdDisclaimer.h> | Cruci dum spiro fido |
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> > echo ""
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> > echo "- Groucho Marx"
> > echo "I have had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it."
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> >
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