[TUHS] What UNIX Artifacts Are Still Missing?
dave at horsfall.org
Thu Dec 7 08:32:33 AEST 2017
On Wed, 6 Dec 2017, Paul Ruizendaal wrote:
> That is a good point: early Xenix is still missing. It would make an
> excellent public relations move for Microsoft if they would make early
> Xenix available to celebrate 50 years of Unix.
Call me a cynical old bastard (which I am), but I can't see M$ raising a
flag for Unix... Wasn't it Billy Gates who reportedly said that any PC
running Linux is one not running Windoze, and did his best to discredit
I still have horrible memories of porting Unify (an early RDBMS) to Xenix,
and getting tangled up in the poxy small/large memory models on the
equally-poxy 286 (no, not the 386).
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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