Gould configuration removed

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Mon May 1 09:48:00 GMT 2000

On Mon, May 01, 2000 at 09:48:58AM -0700, Stan Shebs wrote:
>I've just executed the final stage of configuration removal for the
>old Gould code, actually deleting the files and configury (both trunk
>and 5.0 branch), and noting the action in NEWS.  There are a couple
>comments in generic files mentioning Gould-specific issues, but they
>are still germane, so they should be left alone.  Never having used
>a Gould, I didn't have anything to say by way of eulogy, but if
>someone were to add something to NEWS, that would be nice (Chris?).

Hmm.  My main rembrances of the Gould were the requirements for sound
deadening ear phones if you were within twenty feet of it.  That and the
fact that didn't have to turn on the heat in our office as long as it
was running.

I did build gdb on it, though, I believe.  IIRC, the native debugger was

Hmm.  Not much of a eulogy.  Hmm.  I remember the noise it made when we
plugged it into its 220V outlet and the electrician got the phase wrong.

Good times... good times...

Anyway, I think a very brief note would be fitting.  I'll do it if a
symbolic gesture is required.


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