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Propose an informal (first) meeting of Dutch/Flamish speeking members

Ouwerkerk, the Netherlands, I should like to propose for a meeting with Dutch or Flamish speaking members some time later this year. Are the readers of this form who are also interested in such an informal first meeting?Purpose of such a meeting could be unite WANG VS users and/or owners to export knowledge of the Wang VS system, or make others familair with the Wang VS architecture en operating system.Of course everybody should be feeling free to partipate in such a meeting, however maybe…See More
Feb 12, 2012
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WANG VS5600

"All you need is to borrow or otherwise acquire a system volume, possibly adjust SCSI IDs, connect it, IPL from the new volume, and DISPLAY the USERLIST on your own system volume. If the system doesn't use ESAC with encrypted passwords the CSG…"
Feb 9, 2010
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WANG VS5600

unfortunately not able to login because CSG password not known;only system disk
Feb 9, 2010
Jos M. Nijs left a comment for Thomas Junker
"Adding some more information, about the past, I know that in those days, the 1990's, WANG Word Processing was widely in use in Rotterdam, and other local government in teh Netherlands. As I wrote a moment ago, many offices had a Wang system,…"
Mar 23, 2009
Jos M. Nijs left a comment for Thomas Junker
"The Netherlands, For 10 years ago I left a local government office in Rotterdam. The branch where I was working maintained some 1000 pc's. First, when the pc's were invented, there was no network to connect them to a server. Many of the…"
Mar 23, 2009
Thomas Junker left a comment for Jos M. Nijs
"Welcome, Jos. You have not worked with the Wang VS? You must find it interesting for some reason. The Wang VS is the friendliest mainframe data processing environment ever designed and built. Now that it has been virtualized and runs on modern x86…"
Mar 22, 2009
Jos M. Nijs is now a member of Wang VS
Mar 21, 2009

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administration
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COBOL

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Propose an informal (first) meeting of Dutch/Flamish speeking members

Ouwerkerk, the Netherlands,

 

I should like to propose for a meeting with Dutch or Flamish speaking members some time later this year. Are the readers of this form who are also interested in such an informal first meeting?

Purpose of such a meeting could be unite WANG VS users and/or owners to export knowledge of the Wang VS system, or make others familair with the Wang VS architecture en operating system.

Of course everybody should be feeling free to partipate in…

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At 4:33pm on March 22, 2009, Thomas Junker said…
Welcome, Jos. You have not worked with the Wang VS? You must find it interesting for some reason. The Wang VS is the friendliest mainframe data processing environment ever designed and built. Now that it has been virtualized and runs on modern x86 and x64 server hardware (mostly Dell PowerEdge) it is once again fully viable for critical production use in business.
 
 
 

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