Subject: Re: how many vaxen?
To: Lord Isildur <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-vax
Date: 12/10/2001 16:04:59
On December 10, Lord Isildur wrote:
> i remember a while back there was a thread about how many vaxen were
> actually ever built.. i just came across an interesting snippet in the 
> january 1990 issue of a mag called 'dec professional' which is not a super
> interesting magazine (its almost like a watered down version of 
> comp.os.vms, with ten year old advertisements!), except that it features the 
> machines we all love.. but one article mentions a survey that found 
> 20,814 vax 8000 series machines installed in the US. thats a lot, those 
> machines were _big_!

  Hey, I really liked that magazine! :-) Of course, I had no net
access then...


Dave McGuire
St. Petersburg, FL