who invented CONFIGSYS 810
RPG on the mainframewhy never popular 811
A good point. IBM's GSD and DPD were like two separate nations. In my experience, the...
The earliest reference to this expansion I've seen comes from around the time of version 5 of the PDP-10 monitor, as a (re)naming.
Your end date as a Tops-20 sysadmin is before my start date--I moved over to the systems staff at Chicago in 1982. However, my end date as a sysadmin and systems manager (and operator) on DEC 36-bit hardware has yet to be determined --we just got a 2065 up and running Tops-10, and we have had Tops-20 on an XKL Toad-1 for a long time. That's after 2 years at Chicago, 7 at Stanford LOTS, 1.5 at Cisco, and 9.5 at XKL.
And that doesn't even touch the emulators.
Might make interesting reading. I've known a couple of people in the past 25 years who could do that.
RPG on the mainframewhy never popular 812
There was a real requirement for those columns and appropriate placement. All of your paychecks were produced based on somebody being able to do this correctly. All businesses who pay people depend on this...
It's entirely possible that those tapes can still be read, if there's anything you'd like to get from them.
Fair use quotations only.
You'd probably enjoy reading the tale of putting the 2065 back in shape at
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