[TUHS] What sparked lint? [Was: Unix stories]
clemc at ccc.com
Fri Jan 6 07:30:31 AEST 2017
I stand corrected -- I think you are right, Sam and Bill had a Harris
system not Interdata.
On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 4:17 PM, Chet Ramey <chet.ramey at case.edu> wrote:
> On 1/5/17 3:55 PM, Mary Ann Horton wrote:
> > I recall at the Delaware Usenix conference (in 1979?) a professor from
> > Western gave a talk about his port of UNIX to some Interdata or Data
> > General or something. He said that when he booted it up, it said "NUXI".
> That might have been Sam Leffler and Bill Shannon's port of 7th Edition
> to the Harris/6. Somewhere I have both their MS theses describing it.
> ``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
> ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
> Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU chet at case.edu http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~
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