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Why did IBM skip "System/380" as a mainframe family name?

If you have a look at the announcements for the various System/XXX machines you mention, you'll notice a pattern: System/360, April 1964. System/370, June 1970. System/390, September 1990. Comments ...
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Does anyone have any information on GUTS (Gothenburg University Timesharing System)?

I know for certain that Trinity College Dublin used GUTS on their IBM 360/44. I studied there from 1975-1979 and personally used it. It was phased out around 1978-1979 when they got a new DECSystem 20....
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Does anyone have any information on GUTS (Gothenburg University Timesharing System)?

Ingemar Dahlstrand who was running Industridata operations in Gothenburg after the demise of Facit mentions GUTS in his article "The Development of University Computing in Sweden 1965–1985" ...
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Does anyone have any information on GUTS (Gothenburg University Timesharing System)?

Linz (Austria) University used GUTS in the early 1980s.
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How does one customize the 3270 terminal login screen in VM/370?

It is now 33 years since I last touched anything remotely connected (no pun intended) to VM/370, VM/SP, or MVS, and the little grey cells are now full of C#, Entity Framework, and SQL Server rather ...
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How can the current date be accessed from DOS/VS assembler?

While GETTIME returns the time in R1 as BCD, the day is noted in the Communication Area of a partition, as noted for example in the GETIME description on p.275 in section 7 of the 1973 DOS VS ...
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Does anyone have any information on GUTS (Gothenburg University Timesharing System)?

It is a very long time ago but I went to Trinity College Dublin from 1969 and used GUTS via their display screens, they had eight 2260s I think. By todays standards the hardware was pathetic, I think ...
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