Extracting bit fields from an IEEE-784 float
roy at panix.com
Mon Jul 30 22:50:44 CEST 2012
In article <jv6ab7$jne$1 at reader1.panix.com>,
Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:
> I imagine that VAXes running Unix went extinct in the wild long before
> VAXes running VMS.
Of course they did. VMS is all about vendor lock-in. People who
continue to run VAXen don't do so because they're wedded to the
hardware. They do so because they're wedded to some specific VMS
application (and the business processes which depend on it).
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