[TUHS] RFS was: Re: UNIX of choice these days?

Don Hopkins don at DonHopkins.com
Sat Sep 30 08:11:51 AEST 2017

Sun’s YP was a piece of work. 

That name always sounded to me like a brand of moist pop-up baby bottom wipes. 

Baby made a poopie, and now we need a YP!

Who remember’s Jordan Hubbard’s notorious rwall incident? 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Hubbard#rwall_incident <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Hubbard#rwall_incident>

http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/4.73.html#subj10.1 <http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/4.73.html#subj10.1>

He put this line into /etc/netgroup:

universal (,,)

Then he did an rwall to that group…

I on a Sun at umd at the time, and received a copy! 

It also scribbled all over Dennis Perry's Interleaf windows (the Inspector General of the ARPAnet in the Pentagon).


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