[TUHS] buffer overflow (Re: Happy birthday Morris worm

William Cheswick ches at cheswick.com
Thu Nov 21 23:10:00 AEST 2019

BTW, Bob Morris was not a Senior, and had no middle name.  It is my understanding that he inserted an “h” when a middle initial was demanded at the Labs, hence “rhm”.

His son is Robert Tappan Morris, Labs login and general tag “rtm," is not a junior.

(I had to fight spelling correction on this Mac so much for this post that I have turned it off.)

> On Nov 12, 2019, at 8:43 PM, John P. Linderman <jpl.jpl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Lorinda Cherry told me that that RTM (senior) used to test people's programs by feeding them to themselves as input, a.out < a.out. It helped cure people of the assumption that a program would only see "reasonable" inputs.

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