[TUHS] pre-UNIX legacy in UNIX?

Lars Brinkhoff lars at nocrew.org
Tue Dec 19 16:21:55 AEST 2017


Nigel Williams wrote:
> Aside from the influence of Multics and other things on UNIX design
> are there other tangible[1] manifestations of non-UNIX operating
> system things like the GECOS field that were carried forward intact in
> later UNIX implementations?

Job control was inspired by ITS job control capabilities.  Control-Z
does pretty much the same thing in both operating systems.


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