[TUHS] shared memory on Unix

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Thu Feb 2 07:40:11 AEST 2017


On Wed, Feb 01, 2017 at 02:44:34PM -0500, Noel Chiappa wrote:
>     > From: "Steve Johnson"
> 
>     > The meetings went on for over a year, but _I NEVER MET WITH THE SAME
>     > PERSON TWICE!_ It seemed that the only thing the marketing group knew
>     > how to do was reorganize the marketing group...
> 
> Shades of SI:Electric-Marketing (I _think_ that was its name) on the Symbolics
> LISP Machine...
> 
> (For those who never had the joy of seeing this, it randomly drew a bunch of
> boxes with people in them on the screen in a hierarchy, connected them, and
> then started randomly moving the boxes around... I wonder if the source
> still exists - or, better yet, a video of it running? Probably not, alas.)

Sun had reorgtool (orgtool) that had all the high up people down to
directors I think and you pushed a button and it reshuffled them.
It was a Xview app, anyone remember that toolkit (I sorta miss it).

--lm


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