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DEC VAX 11/780 in Seven (1995)

The VAX is in service in the Police's fingerprint department.

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The poor old 780 would be nearly twenty years old in 1995 - no wonder it took a while to match the fingerprints!

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more like 27 years old...
2012-10-17 16:42


Snurt, The VAX-11/780 was introduced in 1977. 1995 - 1977 = 18 years.
2013-01-17 09:32

Jacob Chiong

Wrote programs on one of these for several years!
2013-10-26 14:52

Bob Dog

Don't knock it! Many 780s are still in operation today and running fine. (Remember the news of a few years ago, US nuclear miasile silos still running 1980s software with 8 inch floppy diaks?) In 2017, the FIRST security hole in the VMS operating system was discovered, 32 yeaes after VMS came onto the market.
2019-07-28 09:25