[TUHS] How Unix brings people together, or it's a small world

Jason Stevens jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com
Tue Feb 7 02:07:28 AEST 2017

I doubt Microsoft would have made it without Xenix on their backoffice, and it was not only UNIX that inspired the changes in MS-DOS 3 and OS/2 to make it more UNIX like, but had inspired Cutler to make the next VMS written in C to be portable.  Maybe we'd be in a far more Vax dominated world with more Digital inspired mid range kit, or something else would have filled the void to deliver us from a single vendor.

On February 6, 2017 6:10:44 AM GMT+08:00, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
>On Thu, 2 Feb 2017, David wrote:
>[ Great story!]
>> So, who else has weird stories of how Unix development or Unix 
>> conferences had the side effect of making the world a smaller place.
>Unix itself pretty much changed the world; without those two bods we'd
>be running M$ Windoze, and believing that it's wonderful ('cuz Billy
>us so).
>Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will

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