[TUHS] dmr note on BSD's sins
bigatojj at gmail.com
Wed May 3 06:34:03 AEST 2017
There you go:
Em 2 de mai de 2017 17:29, "Diomidis Spinellis" <dds at aueb.gr> escreveu:
On 02/05/2017 19:11, Steve Johnson wrote:
> I recall a paper Dennis wrote (maybe more like a note) that was titled
> echo -c considered harmful
> (I think it was -c). It decried the tendency, now completely out of
> control, for everybody and their dog to piddle on perfectly good code
> just because it's "open".
There's definitely Rob Pike's talk "UNIX Style, or cat -v Considered
Harmful", which he delivered at the 1983 Usenix Association Conference and
Software Tools USers Group Summer Conference. Unfortunately, I can't find
it online. It's interesting that the talk's date is now closer to the
birth of Unix than to the present.
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