[TUHS] System III - TCP/IP
dave at horsfall.org
Mon Nov 9 00:45:18 AEST 2015
On Sat, 7 Nov 2015, Larry McVoy wrote:
> Just getting back to email (spent the day taking pictures at a hockey
A typical Canadian :-) There is only one game, and it's called Cricket;
where else can you see a sport that can take five days, and ends up in a
> I tend to agree with whoever said 2.11BSD. If you have to do 16 bit and
> you want all the goodies, 2.11BSD is where you want to be. Back porting
> all that stuff to System III really makes me ask the question of "why?".
> Why bother? I get that it could be like a mountain you want to climb,
> if that's the case, cool. But I never saw System III as much of a cool
> mountain. I think there were some cool parts, didn't the PWB and DWB
> come form System III? If so, those where the things I'd want to have
> ported forward. Other than that, what's the System III attraction?
I thought PWB (makers of "make") came from Harvard? Other than that, Sys
III/V was presented by suits; enough said. System III was, well, what
System V was going to be like... It never had TCP/IP, only BNU (i.e. UUCP
with a jazzed-up name).
Gahh... I still have flash-backs to that awful "cu" command,
Perhaps it's my experience with Lionel Singer et al, but I really learned
to hate SysIII/V...
> If you actually have a need to have this work and have networking then
> once again Clem has the right idea, grab one of those boards. (And once
> again I want to meet Clem in person, lot of love for the Masscomp work
> and all his stories).
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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