[vcf-midatlantic] Found: VMS Hobbyist CDs

Dave Wade dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Mon Jun 5 11:12:35 EDT 2017



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> Cc: Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
> Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Found: VMS Hobbyist CDs
> 
> On 06/04/2017 08:49 PM, Neil Cherry wrote:
> >>>>> The content might not be ISO but the file extension is.. Usable by
> >>>>> SIMH on the Pc....
> >>>>
> >>>> The extension means nothing.  You could call it .DOGFART and it'd
> >>>> still function.
> >>>
> >>>   Actually, .DOGFAR is the extension I use for all of my disk images.
> >>> How'd you know?!
> >>
> >>   Err, ".DOGFART", of course.
> >>
> >
> > Okay, so what is it? COBOL, FORTRAN or Assemble that cause you to use
> > just 6 characters? ;-)
> 

Cobol allows 30, so you have the :-

THIRTYCHARACTER-PARAGRAPH-NAME

Dave W

>   ROFL!!  Just tired fingers this time. ;)
> 
>            -Dave
> 
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> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA




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