[TUHS] Charles Forsyth on putting Unix on a diet.

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Fri Oct 27 16:55:04 AEST 2017


Steve Nickolas <usotsuki at buric.co> wrote:

> On Fri, 27 Oct 2017, George Michaelson wrote:
>
> > I worked with Charles in the University of York. he's the guy who said
> > to me "how can it be simple, if the printout is half an inch thick"
> > about SMTP.
> >
> > ....
>
> This is that guy who did the clone of the v7 Bourne shell that used to be 
> used in Minix and PicoBSD and was the basis of pdksh?

Yes.

Charles is still very active in the Plan 9 world. I don't know if he
still prefers ed over sam or Acme though. :-)

Arnold


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