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* Re: [COFF] In these COVID times
@ 2021-07-26  2:29 Rudi Blom
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From: Rudi Blom @ 2021-07-26  2:29 UTC (permalink / raw)
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That rang a Bell with VAX as IBM-killer :-)

Even if it's on an MS site it's still a nice article.
https://news.microsoft.com/features/the-engineers-engineer-computer-industry-luminaries-salute-dave-cutlers-five-decade-long-quest-for-quality/

Take care and stay healthy,
uncle rubl

>From: Dave Horsfall <dave@horsfall.org>
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>Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 11:54:44 +1000 (EST)
>Subject: [COFF] In these COVID times...
>I wonder how many bods rememeber: "Nothing sucks like a VAX!"?
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>-- Dave

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* Re: [COFF] In these COVID times...
  2021-07-26  1:54 Dave Horsfall
@ 2021-07-26 12:25 ` Tom Ivar Helbekkmo via COFF
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From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo via COFF @ 2021-07-26 12:25 UTC (permalink / raw)
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Dave Horsfall <dave@horsfall.org> writes:

> I wonder how many bods rememeber: "Nothing sucks like a VAX!"?

Still have mine, and use it for dirty work in the basement and garage.
It must be about 25 years old, now, and working as well as ever.

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* [COFF] In these COVID times...
@ 2021-07-26  1:54 Dave Horsfall
  2021-07-26 12:25 ` Tom Ivar Helbekkmo via COFF
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From: Dave Horsfall @ 2021-07-26  1:54 UTC (permalink / raw)
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I wonder how many bods rememeber: "Nothing sucks like a VAX!"?

-- Dave
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