[TUHS] How Unix brings people together, or it's a small
clemc at ccc.com
Wed Feb 8 09:10:52 AEST 2017
And I think it has been peed on by many different people trying to leave
their own mark on it along the way.
On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 11:06 PM, Marc Rochkind <rochkind at basepath.com>
> Of course. Linux is:
> 1. old,
> 2. designed by a huge group,
> 3. intended to serve many purposes
> UNIX was, at least in its early days, the opposite in all three ways. But,
> after 15 years or so, it also was numbers 1 - 3. (Speaking of System V
> There have been OSes that remained beautifully sleek and uncluttered
> forever. Such as BeOS. However, all such systems failed to achieve critical
> mass. Which is why they remained true.
> No way out of this trap.
> On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 8:03 PM, Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu>
>> > Lots of commands are now little shells
>> > Linux today is much more like the systems
>> > Unix displaced than it is like Unix
>> So depressingly true!
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