Generating generations of files

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards at
Tue Apr 30 11:07:19 EDT 2019

On 2019-04-29, DL Neil <PythonList at> wrote:
> On 30/04/19 8:12 AM, Grant Edwards wrote:
>> On 2019-04-29, DL Neil <PythonList at> wrote:
>>> Are you aware of a library/utility which will generate and maintain the
>>> file names of multiple generations of a file?
>> Well, the FILES-11 filesystem on VAX/VMS did that automatically, but
>> that's probably not too helpful. Though I guess Python is actually
>> available for OpenVMS, and the porting of OpenVMS to AMD64 (aka
>> x86-64) is progressing:
> Wow = blast from the past!
> Hopefully, not the only place from where I remember such! At various 
> times, people have wondered how I was able to very quickly pick-up the 
> commandLN of a 'new' OpSys, eg CP/M, PC-/MS-DOS, Linux. They are all so 
> similar to RT-11 and RSTS (PDP-11 line), and thus VAX VMS!

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