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VAXectomy




<jargon> /vak-sek't*-mee/ (By analogy with "vasectomy") Removal of a VAX.

DEC's Microvaxen, especially, are much slower than newer RISC-based workstations such as the SPARC.

Thus, if one knows one has a replacement coming, VAX removal can be cause for celebration.

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