[TUHS] In Memoriam: J.F.Ossanna
mutiny.mutiny at india.com
Wed Nov 28 19:20:36 AEST 2018
Joe sold the (not really existent) UNIX system to the patent department of AT&T, which in turn bought the urgently needed PDP11. Without that there would be no UNIX. Without Joe there would be no UNIX.
At 27 Nov 2018 21:48:51 +0000 (+00:00) from Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org>:
> We lost J.F. Ossanna on this day in 1977; he had a hand in developing
> Unix, and was responsible for "roff" and its descendants. Remember him,
> the next time you see "jfo" in Unix documentation.
> -- Dave
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