[TUHS] Questions regarding early Unix contributors
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Sun Sep 27 16:52:59 AEST 2015
I actually recall him having done much of the work at CMU but can’t be sure. I also seem to recall him finish up the paper. I was lucky in my office mates: I had John Lions and tjk. Some place, I have a few pics of USG’s computer room. I only recall RP04s however. :(
> On Sep 24, 2015, at 10:28 AM, Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 11:20 AM, Mary Ann Horton <mah at mhorton.net <mailto:mah at mhorton.net>> wrote:
> I also heard that Ted K (aka "frodo") got fsck released to Berkeley by swearing (somehow with a straight face) to the Bell Labs lawyers that it had no commercial value.
> That would have so much like Ted. I never heard that story, but I would believe it. I do believe that he told them (rightfully) that it was primarily developed at CMU using CMU computing resources (the 11/34A for the Digital Lab in the EE Dept that Ted and I ran). IIRC: the primary feature hat he did to it at Summit besides support for the changes in the V7 filesystems, was support for large disks (aka RP06) when attached to a small address space (11/40 class) systems, of which CMU had a number as I believe the Labs did also. Armando's I believe you two were office mates in those days, do you have memory?
> We had it at Tektronix because I brought it from CMU.
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