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Fancy trying the granddaddy of Windows NT for free? Now’s your chance

Source: The Register

Article note: I've had "Obtain an Alpha or VAX or at least play with VMS in an emulator" in the depths of my to-try list for ages - if only to see what the NT evolutionary line looks like. I was intending to do something early-and-cracked, but having the x86 port available under hobbyist license at least lowers the barrier to entry.

VSI releases OpenVMS 9.2-1 and x86 hobby licenses

VMS Software Inc (VSI) has opened its hobbyist licensing scheme for the x86-64 version of one of the most reliable OSes in the business.…

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