HPE OpenVMS Hobbyist license program is closing

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 11 11:31:30 CDT 2020

On 3/10/20 9:24 PM, Rod Smallwood via cctalk wrote:
> On 11/03/2020 01:02, John H. Reinhardt via cctalk wrote:
>> On 3/10/2020 6:46 PM, Doug Jackson via cctalk wrote:
>>> Having worked for them in also not surprised.
>>> When they absorbed Compaq their culture changed.  Significantly for the
>>> worse.
>>> I'd be stunned if they existed in a form other that selling printers and
>>> ink cartridges in 5 years time.
>> They can't, they have no printers or ink to sell.  They already broke 
>> the company up into HP - printers, ink and PC's and HPE - Servers, etc 
>> (including OpenVMS until it was sold or licensed to VSI).
> Then it is to VSI we must turn our attention. An email from every VMS 
> hobbyist might wake them up.

Or, flooding their business mailboxes might just piss them off.


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