[TUHS] Login names of early Unix contributors

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Thu Apr 4 12:24:28 AEST 2013

About two queries on the topic.

Yes, L. L. Cherry is Lorinda Lillian Cherry.

Rudd Canaday was in on building the foundation, but not the
ground floor. When the Thompson/Ritchie/Canaday (and independently
Strachey/Stoy) file system came to be built, Rudd had completed
his visiting assignment in Computing Science Research. When he
did get a login, he was rhc, but his UID was not among the
single-digit set.

Doug McIlroy

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