[TUHS] [groff] Brian Kernighan on the evoution of eqn, pic, grap into troff

Paul Winalski paul.winalski at gmail.com
Wed May 9 02:42:52 AEST 2018

On 5/7/18, George Michaelson <ggm at algebras.org> wrote:
> T/roff might have been disgusting, but so was RUNOFF which I was
> familiar with. So this is the classic "you can have it perfect, or
> have it next tuesday" moment, which I believe was J Pierpoint Morgan,
> who was in Zork, on the zorkmid, so I know it was a "thing".

The character in Zork was banker J. Pierpoint Flathead.  The zorkmid
coins and bills bore the likenesses of various kings of the Flathead
dynasty, such as Belwit the Flat and Dimwit Flathead.

-Paul W.

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