[TUHS] Happy birthday, Dennis Ritchie! [ really sun vs dec/apollo ]

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Wed Sep 13 01:33:33 AEST 2017


Ronald Natalie <ron at ronnatalie.com> wrote:

>
> > 
> > They weren't afraid to swim upstream, either. Even though NeWS never took
> > off (even when combined with an X server), it was an interesting design,
> > ahead of its time even.
> > 
> > 
> NeWS had serious issues.   However, the same guy who was the NeWS proponent learned from mistakes and the result
> was the must more successful Sun tehnology:   JAVA.
>

But you have strengthened my main point, which is that Sun *innovated*.
NFS, NeWS, Java - 2 out of 3 is pretty good. :-)

Thanks,

Arnold


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