[LMB] OT: Antique Geekitude

Robert Parks rparks at lvhot.org
Sat, 08 Nov 2003 00:05:05 -0800

Well, the bottom line is that it runs.  Without drama.  And there 
are people who can take care of it.

And, besides, everyone remembers to story of what happened to the 
bright young VP who thought he would get a feather in his cap 
from bringing this mission critical program into the modern era...


margali wrote:
> <blink, blink>
> stone knives and bearskins?
> <boggle>

> Peter H. Granzeau wrote:
>> When last heard from, a couple of old geezers were still maintaining
>> the PCAM code, etc., etc., and the company was by that time on
>> whatever the latest and greatest IBM virtual everything system was,
>> still mired deep in the first generation, user application-wise,
>> emulating a S/360 running in 1401 emulation mode, emulating PCAM
>> equipment.