[TUHS] History talk in Dallas Texas October 10

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Oct 10 13:49:31 AEST 2019

On Wed, Oct 9, 2019, 9:32 PM Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:

> > Was patent department that first used Unix on PDP-11 and roff (~1971)
> > same department that would later handle Unix licensing two years later?
> > (~1973)
> No. The former was the BTL legal and patent department. The latter was
> at AT&T (or perhaps Western Electric)

I know all the later contracts were with western electric... we have them
due to the bsd/at&t lawsuit, right?


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