[TUHS] pre-UNIX legacy in UNIX?

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Wed Dec 20 08:26:41 AEST 2017


>> 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.

I struggled over the word when I wrote it. ITS has been described
as some kind of pushback against the big (and ostensibly commerce-
oriented) Multics project. I still haven't though of a word with
really appropriate connotations.

Doug


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