[TUHS] earliest Unix roff

Lars Brinkhoff lars at nocrew.org
Mon Sep 16 22:26:31 AEST 2019

Clem Cole wrote:
> Unix had fine tools [man(1), more(1), et al] and rms and friends felt
> the need to replace them with ITS-like programs.

Emacs and Info are rather blatantly are not anywhere near the Unix
philosophy.  (Maybe they can be useful anyway.)

However, please note that more(1) also was inspired by, almost copied
from, ITS.  Certainly the prompt --More-- is.

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