[TUHS] What was your "Aha, Unix!" moment?
dario at darioniedermann.it
Tue Oct 22 02:16:11 AEST 2019
Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org> wrote:
> [...] What was your "ahah" moment when you
> first saw that Unix was special, especially compared to the systems
> you'd previously used?
Not particularly serious, but still enlightening, was the first time
cat /dev/urandom > /dev/dsp
on Linux and had white noise come out of the speaker. It was one of the
first things that made me realize how far the "everything is a file"
concept can be taken.
OK, Unix-like moment.
Dario Niedermann. Also on the Internet at:
gopher://darioniedermann.it/ <> https://www.darioniedermann.it/
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