[TUHS] Happy birthday, Dick Hustvedt!
paul.winalski at gmail.com
Sun Feb 18 08:16:04 AEST 2018
On 2/17/18, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> Let's see how much thread-drift I can generate this time...
> Dick Hustvedt was born on this day in 1946; an architect of RSX-11 and
> VMS, he also had a weird sense of humour which he demonstrated by
> enshrining the "microfortnight" into VMS.
> Sadly, we lost him in a car accident in 2008.
THE best engineer and software architect that I ever worked with. At
least as talented as Dave Cutler, without the arrogance and nasty
temper. A conference room in DEC's Nashua NH software engineering
facility was named after him.
One of Dick's April Fool's Day hacks, the SD-730 Solar Horologue was
kept in the Hustvedt conference room for many years. It is now at VMS
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