[TUHS] off-topic list

Michael Parson mparson at bl.org
Thu Jun 28 07:33:30 AEST 2018


On Tue, 26 Jun 2018, Clem Cole wrote:

> Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 17:16:36 -0400
> From: Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com>
> To: Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com>
> Cc: TUHS main list <tuhs at minnie.tuhs.org>,
>     Grant Taylor <gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net>
> Subject: Re: [TUHS] off-topic list
> 
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 2:04 PM, Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> ‚ÄčOk, that all sounds right and I'll take your word for it.  I
> followed it only from the side and not directly as a customer, since
> by then I was really not doing much VMS anything.  That said, I had
> thought some of the original folks that were part of the PMDF work
> were the same crew that did SOL (Michel Gien - the Pascal rewrite of
> UNIX - whom I knew in those days from the OS side of the world).  I
> also thought the reason why the the firm was named after the TGV (and
> yes I stand corrected on the name) was because they were French and at
> the time the French bullet train was know for being one of the fastest
> in the world and the French were very proud of it.

I always thought TGV was "Three Guys and a VAX".

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Michael Parson
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