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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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Sometimes it's ok to have a sucktastic API
But, the way I see it, a base API doesn't need to be easy to deal with. It doesn't need to be simple. It just needs to be simple enough to gather a small bunch of users who can shake out a good wrapper from various repeated pieces of code and flexible enough that they can actually write something....
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Debugging with Visual C++ 6.0
A few hours shoved down the maw of a file named "vc60.pdb"
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