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    SubjectRe: FreeVMS?


    THIS LIST IS THE LINUX KERNEL LIST.
    YOU SHOULD TRY THE POPE LIST AT VATICAN.BLISS, OR THE DINOSAUR LIST AT
    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
    >
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