Hey, that was funny, but I seriously do know of a company that is running DIBOL software that I wrote twenty-plus years go on a VAX (when I wrote it, it was running on a PDP-11 :-). They've got a hardware maintenance contract that they're happy with, and
they don't need much software maintenance -- the stuff does what they want it to do, and they're happy.They've looked into "modernizing", but when they asked "what would we get out of this?", the answer, basically, was "well, you'd be modern". So far,
they've decided to keep their money and stay as they are. Can they keep going forever? -- probably not, but I guess they figure they'll cross that bridge when they really come to it.
Needless to say, I've had to find other work ... ;-)
Judd Wire, Inc.
124 Turnpike Road
Turners Falls, MA 01376
Internal: x 444
NOTICE: This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are confidential and solely for the use of the intended recipient. If you are not the intended recipient or the person responsible for delivering to the intended recipient, be advised that any use is
strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify us immediately by replying to it and then delete it from your computer.
This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2017 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available here. If you have questions about this, please contact