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Cost of porting vs. cost of continued development
I thought I'd take the occasion of OpenVMS turning 30 to share some thoughts about why I have OpenVMS experience on my resume and how you can avoid being stuck in OpenVMS.
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Cost of porting vs. cost of continued development, Part II
How does using an older, less popular platform hurt your development efficiency?
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What shouldn't you do to get out of a dead platform?
So far I've talked about the hidden costs of sticking with an old platform and discussed some of these hidden costs are. Now I'd like to talk about what happens when you smell a dead platform rotting and try to do something... and then realize you've done the wrong thing...
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