[TUHS] What was your "Aha, Unix!" moment?
greg.m.travis at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 07:33:26 AEST 2019
Before unix, I had only used a TRS80-III and an Atari 800. So it was my
first real operating system. I think I was pretty amazed when I logged in
to my account from a second location and it was the same account, somehow.
I was also pretty blown away when my professor used ^T in Unipress Emacs.
On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 5:25 PM Jim Capp <jcapp at anteil.com> wrote:
> My “aha” moment was the discovery of man pages and the realization that
> the design of the entire system, from inodes to tty drivers were freely
> available at my fingertips for perusal.
> It was like having an operating system design course “on-line”, and what a
> beautiful design!!!
> On Oct 10, 2019, at 5:11 PM, SPC <spedraja at gmail.com> wrote:
> El jue., 10 oct. 2019 22:56, Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org> escribió:
>> So I'll kick off another thread. What was your "ahah" moment when you
>> first saw that Unix was special, especially compared to the systems you'd
>> previously used?
>> Mine was: Oh, I can:
>> + write a simple script
> Me too. But in adittion and specially:
> + the availability of the C compiler
> + syslog
> Sergio Pedraja
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