Subject: Re: how many vaxen?
To: Lord Isildur <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Russell Pavlicek <email@example.com>
Date: 12/10/2001 21:29:15
A little ancient history...
DEC Professional was a management rag. But VAX
Professional was a technical magazine which carried
lots of good stuff. VAX Professional (and its
predecessor, RSTS Professional) was similar to Unix
-- Russ Pavlicek
--- Lord Isildur <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> yeah, its ok.. but, to compare it with one of its
> contemporaries, i would
> prefer something like Unix Review.. i think the
> vms-centricity and more
> manager- oriented nature of dec pro. is the main
> reason. Plus, from the
> dozen odd issues i found amidst a pile of random
> stuff being tossed in
> wean hall, i get the feeling that dec pro pumped a
> lot more buzzwords
> than something like u.r. did.. still, it was really
> cool reading them..
> lots of small details that might not have gotten
> recorded otherwise, esp
> from the product reviews.
> ah well.. i also found two VAXen in that haul, so i
> was a happy camper :)
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Dave McGuire wrote:
> > Hey, I really liked that magazine! :-) Of
> course, I had no net
> > access then...
> > -Dave
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