[TUHS] Non-US Unix Activities

Alec Muffett alec.muffett at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 21:03:13 AEST 2017

On 9 April 2017 at 07:34, Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:

> > I've posted a few images at https://dropsafe.crypticide.co
> m/article/12714
> > Username "iy7" spattered around the text, was Alan Cox.
> >
> > I suppose the most notable thing is use of asterisk, where C coders would
> > expect backslash?  And the lack of types.
> Are those BASIC-style line numbers?

I honestly can't remember; I think it was the Aberystwyth sysadmin (Rob
Ash) who write a B prettifier (the cited BTIDY) but I can't remember
whether B as a language used/ignored line numbers, or if this was just a
prettyprint thing.

There are mentions of line numbers in https://www.bell-labs.com/
usr/dmr/www/btut.pdf so perhaps they are a compiler convenience for

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