David Kelly dkelly at
Wed Jun 3 18:48:41 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 08:32:38PM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> >A counter-example is VMS. It is a commercial product, but highly
> >reliable and secure.
> At least is said too, i never used or even seen VMS.

When Digital Equipment Corporation collapsed, the architect(s) of VMS
went to Microsoft and were given NT to mold in their own likeness. This
is where rings of security levels originated in modern Windows.

NT 3.5 and possibly 4.0 supported VMS-like versioned files as part of
the filesystem.

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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