|#1861|| I'm sure that VMS is completely documented, I just haven't found the|
right manual yet. I've been working my way through the manuals in the document
library and I'm half way through the second cabinet, (3 shelves to go), so I
should find what I'm looking for by mid May. I hope I can remember what it
was by the time I find it.
I had this idea for a new horror film, "VMS Manuals from Hell" or maybe
"The Paper Chase : IBM vs. DEC". It's based on Hitchcock's "The Birds", except
that it's centered around a programmer who is attacked by a swarm of binder
pages with an index number and the single line "This page intentionally left
-- Alex Crain
|#1862||I've finally learned what "upward compatible" means. It means we get to|
keep all our old mistakes.
-- Dennie van Tassel
|#1863||I've looked at the listing, and it's right!|
-- Joel Halpern
|#1864||I've never been canoeing before, but I imagine there must be just a few|
simple heuristics you have to remember...
Yes, don't fall out, and don't hit rocks.
|#1865||I've noticed several design suggestions in your code.|
|#1866||IBM Advanced Systems Group -- a bunch of mindless jerks, who'll be first|
against the wall when the revolution comes...
-- with regrets to D. Adams
|#1867||If a 6600 used paper tape instead of core memory, it would use up tape|
at about 30 miles/second.
-- Grishman, Assembly Language Programming
|#1868||If a group of _N persons implements a COBOL compiler, there will be _N-1|
passes. Someone in the group has to be the manager.
-- T. Cheatham
|#1869||If a listener nods his head when you're explaining your program, wake him up.|
|#1870||If a train station is a place where a train stops, what's a workstation?|
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