[TUHS] Who used *ROFF?

Noel Chiappa jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Tue May 15 03:13:24 AEST 2018


    > From: Ralph Corderoy <ralph at inputplus.co.uk>

    >> This is also were typesetter C comes from.

    > What's that?

An evolution of C past the fairly early version in V6, but prior
to V7. Reputedly the name comes from extensions done for doing troff.
See:

  http://ana-3.lcs.mit.edu/~jnc/history/unix/CChanges.txt
  http://ana-3.lcs.mit.edu/~jnc/history/unix/COChanges.txt

for some historical documentation.

	Noel


More information about the TUHS mailing list