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PC lab in remote leper colony had wrong cables, no licences, and not much hope

Zippy's Sausage Factory

Re: Sounds perfectly normal

[SGI cc]

Resurrected an SGI system at work, for fun. I was SHOCKED to find no cc, this must be the only UNIX without one.

Solaris used to be, too, around the mid 90s. I had a boss bought an expensive Sun system and expected us to move our web suite to that (which was written in C++ at the time).

After a few weeks of pleading, he bought the C++ compiler, but not the C one.

As you can imagine, we decided that from now on we were going to start learning PERL. (Yes, it was the 90s and there was this funky new thing called the common gateway interface...)

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