[TUHS] the guy who brought up SVr4 on Sun machines

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Thu Jan 5 06:00:58 AEST 2017

On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 1:56 PM, Nevin Liber <nevin at eviloverlord.com> wrote:

> Non-historical observation ... the interesting thing about the paper Larry
> linked, for me, is that it exactly describes the huge sucking black hole
> that made Linux (or something very much like it) inevitable.

Brother, I think you have that right, although I believe it that can be
said of a number of the better early OS teams from those days.

> It is no coincidence that the same passion we       found at Sun working
> on SunOS, we also find in the community of developers working on the Linux
> kernel.

​+1 for Masscomp, SGI and Apollo​

> I always wondered how many of Sun's Kernel Hackers found their path there.

​From my alumni lists of the teams I was part, many of us are happily
hacking away in the FOSS community although, as other responsibilities have
come to my life - less and less time for some of it.

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