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Re:Re: The Fat Lady Sings

Discussion created by ca.portal.admin on Jan 24, 2006
Hey Joe,



best wishes in your future endeavors and thank you for your
contributions on this board. How long have you been working with IDMS

(it's ok to round off to the nearest decade)?



Lutz Petzold

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Re: who put the BOMP in the BOMP DBOMP DBOMP ?
"No - never that lucky. We were developing in COBOL and had to use
""overlays"" (if anyone remembers that) to get programs bigger than the
53K BG partition to run. Imagine, there was usually a small foreground
partition (later used for print spoolers like Grasp and wasn't there one
called Power?) AND the OS all in 64K. When I went to the New York
Times in 1970, they had a 360/40 with 128K and we though what a huge
machine that was.


----- Original message -----
From: ""Klan, Robert (Corporate)"" <Robert.Klan@CORPORATE.GE.COM>
To: IDMS-L@LISTSERV.IUASSN.COM
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 16:14:19 -0500
Subject: Re: who put the BOMP in the BOMP DBOMP DBOMP ?

Tim,

I was just talking to a peer today about 360-30s back in April of 1968.

Were you ever ""lucky enough"" to get the 64K add on memory to a 360?

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