[Info-ingres] Ingres Release Notes Version 3.0/23c
From Roy Hann@21:1/5 to you on Mon Feb 22 09:23:23 2021
I dunno. A daisy-wheel printer is kind of nostalgic.
When I think I might be getting nostalgic I remind myself that on Unix
(Ultrix in my case) Release 3 locking was implemented by a device
driver, shipped as source. You had to compile it then re-link the kernel
to install Ingres. It was a harrowing two-day job. And for some reason
which I no longer remember it had to be done using the console, which
was a DECwriter. Horrendous--just better than the alternatives at the
Monday, February 22, 2021, 7:57:13 AM, you wrote:
Fully Justified text….those were the days.
If only it was printed on a Dot-Matrix! I’d get all nostalgic if it was.