[TUHS] Western Electric "Research Unix" License Contacts

Norman Wilson norman at oclsc.org
Sat Nov 23 07:02:46 AEST 2019

Clem Cole:

  Al Arms
  wrote and administer the license BTW.


Aside for entertainment purposes: at one point, the root
password for the UNIX systems I ran in the Caltech High
Energy Physics group was derived from Al's name, but through
a level of punning indirection.  I believe Mark Bartelt
came up with it.

Later we decided to change it.  I believe I chose the
successor, which continued the UNIX-licensing scheme, but
in a different direction:


The systems that had either of these passwords are long-
since turned off.

Norman Wilson
Toronto ON

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