Re: Micro$oft woos world's scientists...
From: Bob Koehler (koehler_at_eisner.nospam.encompasserve.org)
Date: 1 Jul 2005 15:57:01 -0500
In article <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> Microsoft's British research arm is looking into what kind of software
> scientists will require in the future....
> Howabout a competent operating system like OpenVMS?
Doing science programming on VMS is a wonderfull thing. Unfortunatly
most of it is CPU intensive and moved to RISC back when that meant
undergoing the pain of UNIX. Its not likey to come back.
I do appreciate it when our friend from UMD posts here. It means
there's some small hope.