[TUHS] the guy who brought up SVr4 on Sun machines
lm at mcvoy.com
Fri Jan 6 02:23:22 AEST 2017
On Thu, Jan 05, 2017 at 02:12:19AM -0600, Andy Kosela wrote:
> > He's a good guy, a little weird, but so am I. He did some great work
> > in 386BSD, it was ahead of Linux. I remember going into Fry's and
> > sticking a 386BSD floppy in to see if it would boot. It usually did.
> It had tons of bugs though. That is why Jordan Hubbard and Rod Grimes
> started unofficial 386BSD patchkit which transformed into FreeBSD;
> "unofficial" because Bill Jolitz was very hard to work with, to say the
He was smart but sensitive. And pretty butt hurt over how he had been
treated by the "in crowd" at Usenix. I got past that and found him a
pleasure to work with, but I had to get past all that first. We were
working together in person, I can imagine that working with him through
email would be more than "very hard" unfortunately.
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