[FoRK] DEC in the past; was Re: What do you think of my
Joseph S. Barrera III
joe at barrera.org
Fri Jul 26 07:08:16 PDT 2013
On 7/26/2013 1:35 AM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> On 7/25/13 1:14 PM, Marty Halvorson wrote:
>> Stephen Williams wrote:
>> "The VAX was awful in just about every way."
>> I worked for DEC for 12 years starting in 1980. VAX wasn't
>> terrible. All you really needed was a good programmable editor which
>> came with VAX VMS and all was
> EDT? It was nothing compared to the 3-4 alternative versions of Emacs
> I was using on Unix systems at the time. The keypad editing wasn't
> that great, gold etc.
> I never saw anything better on Vaxen, but I was doing embedded machine
> control, so I didn't spend much time on the Vax.
Not EDT, but TPU. Although at the time I preferred emacs (naturally).
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