|GIRLS email@example.com (1998-04-03)|
|Re: GIRLS firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael J. Brennan) (1998-04-09)|
|Re: GIRLS email@example.com (W. Craig Trader) (1998-04-13)|
|From:||"Michael J. Brennan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||9 Apr 1998 01:17:38 -0400|
|Organization:||Brennan Software Development, Inc.|
Hugh Gleaves wrote:
> Does anyone recall a langage (or OS ?) that went by the name
> of GIRLS ?
GIRLS was the orginal name for the PICK (OS and Database) from Richard
"In 1965, as part of a research and development project for the
U.S. Army, engineers at TRW Corp developed a software program
called Generalized Information Retrieval Lanaguage and System."
Or GIRLS for short.
> (Maybee I can get a job working on GIRLS !)
Pick and its clones (UniVerse, Prime Information, UniData, etc.) are
still around so I guess it is possible to get your dream job. Hope you
enjoy Pick Basic and "Post-Relational" database theory (which came
Michael J. Brennan
Brennan Software Development, Inc.
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