[TUHS] PWB vs Unix/TS

Paul Winalski paul.winalski at gmail.com
Thu Sep 12 02:05:37 AEST 2019

>On 9/10/19, Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:
> SCCS was important and the RJE support was important because that was the
> system being used and it made a huge impression on AT&T staff.   A terminal
> to a UNIX box was way cheaper and to the IBM and people were so much more
> productive.

IBM RJE stations were card-based, with a card reader, card punch, and
line printer.  Communication with the mainframe was via half-duplex
bisync.  Certainly editing programs on a UNIX terminal would be WAY
more productive than punch cards!

-Paul W.

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