[TUHS] a book (was Re: PWB vs Unix/TS)

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Sun Sep 15 12:39:48 AEST 2019

On Sat, Sep 14, 2019 at 10:19 PM Jon Steinhart <jon at fourwinds.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 7:31 PM <reed at reedmedia.net> wrote:
> > There needs to be a book with stuff like this. There is no Unix history
> > book that I have ever seen with the depth of information in threads like
> > this and others on TUHS.  It would be a huge project and hard to tell if
> > there would me more than just recognition and intrinsic rewards for the
> > effort -- but maybe that is enough.
> So having just finished a book project and therefore having a bit of a clue
> as to what it would take, I'd be willing to take a stab at coordinating a
> project like this.  But it's not clear to me what the audience should be.
> Many of the folks on this list are obsessive with details that matter to,
> well, only people on this list.  To make a good book I think that it would
> have to trace the major paths, innovations, and people.  In any case, this
> would be easy - just write whatever you want and wait for Clem to correct
> you and fill in the details :-)
> Jon
With friends like Jon ...
Sent from a handheld expect more typos than usual
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