[TUHS] Bell Labs Computer Science Technical Reports

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Wed Mar 22 11:31:16 AEST 2017


On 2017-03-21 6:55 PM, Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 06:29:50AM +1000, Warren Toomey wrote:
>>> However, I'm wondering whether we should/could do something to also archive
>>> the actual pages of all the Bell Labs Computer Science Technical Reports.  I
>>> think some are the only authoritative primary source for many Unix-related
>>> gems and a lack of an electronic archive means they will slowly fade into
>>> non-existence.  I remember we had many of those at the library of Imperial
>>> College London.  Any suggestions on what we can do to archive this material?
>>
>> I've got the Unix-related BSTJ articles at
>> http://www.tuhs.org/Archive/Documentation/Papers/BSTJ/
>
> As a troff fan, I'd *love* to see the original sources.  I bet anything
> they roff just fine today.
>

As somebody who's brushed against software and markups and 
reproducibility of its combinations, that's a bet I'd very happily be on 
the other side of.

--T


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