[TUHS] Weird nix? Regulus

Paul Winalski paul.winalski at gmail.com
Tue Sep 19 02:41:26 AEST 2017


On 9/17/17, David <david at kdbarto.org> wrote:
> What a pain, almost like Unix, and not quite. l It was a clone of Unix for
> the 68k. The APIs were ever so slightly different because the authors were
> concerned about copyright infringement. libc calls had different argument
> orders or types and in general it was just off enough that you wanted to
> claw at the screen every time something went wrong.

And the tragic irony is that those sorts of cosmetic tricks don't
shield you from copyright infringement.

-Paul W.


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