[TUHS] Un-released/internal/special UNIX versions/ports during the years?

Brantley Coile brantleycoile at me.com
Sun Feb 26 03:36:24 AEST 2017


Compiles Only Because Of Luck.
Completely Obsolete, Badly Outdated Language
Even Feldman Likes it (The other FORTRAN.)

> On Feb 25, 2017, at 12:31 PM, Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:
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> On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 9:32 AM, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> Back in the days of 4MB SPARC machines (and 68K machines) we joked​ ​that EMACS stood for Eight Megs And Constantly Swapping.
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> ​To me the good news is was if you could laugh at yourself I think it was pretty sign.  There were a bunch of them... two more I can remember:
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> LISP -- Lots of Insipidly Silly Parens
> Multics - Many Unbelievably Large Tables In Core Simultaneously ​
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> There was a Fortran one I've forgotten that started with "Friendly Only" ..
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