[TUHS] Fwd: Old Unix manuals, TMs, etc
clemc at ccc.com
Thu May 24 05:03:34 AEST 2018
Grant - the troff input for all of those titles you listed should be in the
/usr/doc directory in the V6 or V7 archives that Warren has. It's pretty
easy to push them through groff, you may have to tweak the input a little
though. Contact me off list if you still need help,
On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 11:47 AM, Grant Taylor via TUHS <
tuhs at minnie.tuhs.org> wrote:
> On 05/23/2018 12:39 PM, Mike Markowski wrote:
>> I contacted Mel and hope to hear back. …
>> … Someone else might have already been in touch, …
> I emailed Mel directly and expressed interest in the following books:
> · The M4 Marco Processor
> · SED - A Non-Interactive Text Editor
> · Awk - A pattern Scanning and Processing Language
> · Yacc: Yet Another Compiler-Compiler
> · RATFOR - A Preprocessor for a Rational Fortran
> Here's my comment as to why I'm interested in the aforementioned titles.
> I am interested in the following items if they are unclaimed. I used sed
>> and awk on a daily basis. I also have what some would consider an
>> unhealthy interest in M4. I've written things in M4 that some might say
>> become their own markup language for config files. Which is reminiscent of
>> what I think YACC is supposed to be, hence my interest in that Technical
>> Memorandum, to learn more. RATFOR, likewise.
> The only title that I'd *really* /like/ to get my hands on is "The M4
> Macro Processor". (See aforementioned unhealthy interest in M4.)
> I'm quite happy to share with the community. I just want to save the
> materials from the bin if nobody else claims them.
> Note: I've not heard anything back from Mel yet.
> Grant. . . .
> unix || die
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