[TUHS] X and NeWS history (long)

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Thu Sep 14 01:09:53 AEST 2017

A couple of NeWS-related links which I saved back in March:

A book / conference report surveying the state of Window Management in
1985, specifically the chapter on an early version of NeWS:


The amazing NeFS, the Network Extensible File System, which was supposed
to be version 3 of NFS, based on in-kernel PostScript.

Thankfully it died :-)


Last year, an appreciation of NeWS written from a modern perspective,
including some comparisons with the JS / HTML / CSS / SVG web:


Finally, a question: is there a good comparison of NeWS vs NeXT Display
Postscript anywhere?

f.anthony.n.finch  <dot at dotat.at>  http://dotat.at/  -  I xn--zr8h punycode
Dogger: North or northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 or storm 10
at first. Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first. Rain or
thundery showers. Good, occasionally poor.

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