Re: Mozilla and ODS5

From: Bob Koehler (koehler_at_eisner.nospam.encompasserve.org)
Date: 07/27/05


Date: 27 Jul 2005 08:14:13 -0500

In article <VR3$AvjpKXBO@eisner.encompasserve.org>, Kilgallen@SpamCop.net (Larry Kilgallen) writes:
> In article <sfCPv911$lJl@eisner.encompasserve.org>, koehler@eisner.nospam.encompasserve.org (Bob Koehler) writes:
>>
>> No, its in the jackets code. Mozilla has no idea.
>
> For what purpose was that written ? What (besides Mozilla) uses it ?

   Anybody porting code from UNIX to VMS can use it (it's been freely
   downloadable for years). It was written to deal with UNIX-isms that
   native VMS routines didn't implement, like making all the filesystems
   appear to start at "/", or the C RTL implemented in a manner which
   distinctly varies from the NUIX behaviour. It's basically a predecessor
   and alternative to GNV and both more recent and still upcoming VMS and
   C RTL enhancements.