Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Nov 2007 20:57 UTC, submitted by Blackwizard
OSNews, Generic OSes HP announced the release of OpenVMS 8.3-1H1. "HP is pleased to announce the release of OpenVMS version 8.3-1H1 for Integrity servers, the 30th anniversary [I got startled by the automatic video] edition of the OpenVMS operating system! OpenVMS version 8.3-1H1 includes all the capabilities of its predecessor, and introduces new features and hardware support."
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RE: Is Unix unfriendly?
by madcrow on Fri 2nd Nov 2007 13:20 UTC in reply to "Is Unix unfriendly?"
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You don't need to write DCL scripts to do stuff in VMS any more than you need to write shell scripts to use *nix. I ran VMS inside a VAX emulator and while the command line lacked some features (most notably any sort of auto-completion features) it was pretty good. BTW, if you couldn't get a simple file list, you obviously don't remember DOS... "dir" does just what you would expect.

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