[TUHS] BSD/v8 TCP/IP (was Shell control through external commands)

Brantley Coile brantleycoile at me.com
Mon Sep 12 21:42:43 AEST 2016


Clarification. “From whence it came” meant where SunOS-4.0 got STREAMS not from where streams came from.


> On Sep 12, 2016, at 7:16 AM, Brantley Coile <brantleycoile at me.com> wrote:
> 
> http://articles.latimes.com/1988-01-07/business/fi-33970_1_sun-microsystems
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> You might have the year wrong. The agreement between AT&T and Sun was announced in 1988. A year would be about right to incorporate some of the new stuff.
> 
> But getting back to your original comment that you are not aware of any streams implementation before SunOS-4.0, do you mean that it was the first you became aware of? Certainly System V, from whence it came, predated SunOS-4.0 and 8th Edition predated that. My copy of the tty_ld(4) man page was printed Feb 10, 1985.
> 
>  Brantley
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>> On Sep 12, 2016, at 7:00 AM, Joerg Schilling <schily at schily.net> wrote:
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>> Brantley Coile <brantleycoile at me.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> SunOS-4.0 was released in December of 1988, if I remember correctly. I had a streams based tty driver sometime in 1987 and I was just duplicating what Dennis et al has done in the Labs.
>> 
>> IIRC, I had a copy of SunOS-4.0 sometime in autumn 1987. It (and the Sun AT&T 
>> deal based on the code) definitely was the top topic in the Sun User Group 
>> meeting in December 1987.
>> 
>> Jörg
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