[TUHS] Bell Labs history question

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Wed Aug 30 00:29:44 AEST 2017


Thanks!

Any idea what the group names would have been?

Arnold

William Cheswick <ches at cheswick.com> wrote:

> — coma
>
> I happen to have a tar file from coma, one of the main V10 machines I used.  
> A sample file has
>
> UID	115
> GID	20
>
> The tar file is dated April 29 1997
>
> The UID was doubtless “ches”.  
>
> — research
> I have another file from Oct 14, 1992, named ypsnarf.c,
> UID=2009, GUD-2009
>
> This file is probably from research (as in research!ches) and was a MIPS not running V10.
> This was probably ches,ches and not helpful.
>
> — bowell
>
> bowell was the master source machine for V10.  A file (proxy.c, Mar  3  1993) I had tarred up from there has
> UID:	1696
> GID:	4
>
>
> ches
>
>
> > On 29Aug 2017, at 9:07 AM, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:
> > 
> > Hi.
> > 
> > For a project I'm working on, I wonder if the Bell Labs alumni present
> > can tell me what was the default group for files for the researchers?
> > That is, what group did ls -l show?
> > 
> > In particular, in the late 90s - ~ V10 time frame.
> > 
> > Much thanks,
> > 
> > Arnold
>


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