Of course... a few more VMS questions... ;-)

From: John Wilson <wilson_at_dbit.dbit.com>
Date: Thu Apr 27 19:25:51 2000

On Thu, Apr 27, 2000 at 06:32:48PM -0400, CLASSICCMP_at_trailing-edge.com wrote:
> They're compatible with the more conventional "[" and "]" brackets for
> specifying directories in VMS. The general concensus seems to be that they
> were put in so folks migrating from TOPS-20 (where angle brackets are the
> standard way of specifying directories) would be more comfortable.

... which I assume is also the reason why both VMS and RSX allow "." in
place of ";" when specifying a file's version number, since that's what Twenex

John Wilson
D Bit
Received on Thu Apr 27 2000 - 19:25:51 BST

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