[TUHS] pre-UNIX legacy in UNIX?
lars at nocrew.org
Wed Dec 20 06:08:58 AEST 2017
Doug McIlroy wrote:
>> Job control was inspired by ITS job control capabilities. Control-Z
>> does pretty much the same thing in both operating systems.
> I don't think "carried forward" describes job control, which I
> believe was never in any Research system. "Borrowed" would be
> more accurate.
Fair enough! Job control was a BSD thing in the beginning.
> In fact, I don't recall being aware of the existence of the ITS
> movement at the time Unix arose.
Was there ever a movement? It was just four machines at MIT.
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