New Definiton/ Vaporware lives still!

From: Daniel A. Seagraves <>
Date: Mon Nov 17 15:13:43 1997

On Mon, 17 Nov 1997, Allison J Parent wrote:

> <Speaking of Alpha's, is there any chance that I can put my own together? A
> <agree... it's just plain stupid, and I hate Intel anyway... kind of like in
> Sure, you can buy them used for prices that aren't all that expensive
> compared to late model 486 or early p5s. The older ones are now some 4-5
> years old. The OS for it will cost you. You have three choices that I
> know of, OpenVMS (my favorite), Digital Unix, or NT. I don't know that
> anyone has done a UNIX port outside of digital.

Nope! There's Linux/Alpha. DEC gave Linus Torvalds an AV5 just to do the
Received on Mon Nov 17 1997 - 15:13:43 GMT

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