[TUHS] What UNIX Artifacts Are Still Missing?

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Fri Dec 8 01:42:46 AEST 2017


On 12/7/17 9:59 AM, Larry McVoy wrote:

> My first job at Sun was POSIX conformance.  As such, I worked a lot with
> the Sun POSIX guy, Don Cragun.  He must have been the exception that proves
> your rule because he definitely matched the description of an altruistic
> person trying to make things better.   They aren't all bad.

Agree. Don's a good guy.

In my Posix standardization experience, most of the participants really are
trying to improve the standard and ineroperability, within some fairly
serious constraints.


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