[TUHS] 2018: eighteen months to the Unix 50th anniversary

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Wed Jan 10 14:11:39 AEST 2018

On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 8:34 PM, Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at lemis.com> wrote:

> On Tuesday,  9 January 2018 at 10:30:18 +1000, Warren Toomey wrote:
> > Hi all, Happy New Year. As it's now only eighteen months to the Unix 50th
> > Anniversary, ...
> So we have an exact date?  What happened on that day?

PDP-7 Unix has a date of Jan 1, 1970 date in the TUHS tree. Wikipedia cites
http://www.faqs.org/docs/artu/ch02s01.html as saying it was developed in
1969, but is not more specific. I've seen references to the summer of 1969
Ken starting to write the paper filesystem.

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