[TUHS] pronouncing *nix formulas (was: screen editors)

Vincenzo Nicosia katolaz at freaknet.org
Thu Feb 6 15:20:37 AEST 2020

On Wed, Feb 05, 2020 at 07:00:44PM -0800, Larry McVoy wrote:
> That's awesome.  And finger, back in the days of innocence before scammers
> and viruses and black hat hackers, was super useful.  I hacked my finger
> server to do all sorts of stuff, it was sort of ftp/ps/who and who knows
> what else in one.
> I miss the days when finger was a thing.  Perhaps poorly named (perhaps
> not), whatever, it was simpler time.

Just to mention that finger is *still* a thing in many modern pubnix
systems, such as circumlunar.space or tildeverse.


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