VAX/VMS Software Source Book, 6th Edition (Oct 1990) PDF, Programming in VAX Fortran PDF

Sean Caron scaron at
Mon Dec 1 16:59:17 CST 2014

Neat book, thanks for posting it. Equally amusing as the source language
being given, is that the list prices are as well! Yikes!



On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 1:55 AM, Mark Wickens <mark at>

> I've just scanned the 1000-odd page software source book for VAX/VMS, 6th
> Edition from October 1990, available from my scans page:
> This is a mammoth book (beware the 643MB download size!) but is a fantastic
> example of just how pervasive VAX and VMS were. It contains a comprehensive
> listing of software available for the platform both from DEC and
> independent software houses. Interesting personally is the indication of
> programming language used.
> I've also uploaded Programming in VAX Fortran (Sept 84): I wasn't aware of
> an online copy of this manual. It's a very handy guide to programming in
> Fortran that covers everything you'd need to get up and running with the
> language under VAX/VMS, including the use of EDIT, compiling, linking and
> debugging, as well as reference material on the language and supporting
> libraries.
> Enjoy,
> Mark.

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