[TUHS] earliest Unix roff

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Tue Sep 17 08:05:53 AEST 2019

On Mon, 16 Sep 2019, Clem Cole wrote:

> >       However, please note that more(1) also was inspired by, almost 
> >       copied from, ITS.  Certainly the prompt --More-- is.
> Absolutely.  A friend of mine/fellow UCB grad student, Eric Shienbrood, 
> wrote it.  He was a MIT undergrad. And Eric happily said it was modeled 
> from ITS. And before, Eric wrote it, UNIX lacked anything like it.  
>  Which to me is fine, taking an idea from another system to add a new 
> feature that is lacking.

Am I the only one who remembers the old "pg" program?  It seems to have

-- Dave

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