[TUHS] man Macro Package and pdfmark

Heinz Lycklama heinz at osta.com
Sun Feb 23 03:51:03 AEST 2020

OK, that does look like the official Mini-UNIX release from
Bell Labs in 1979. I'd have to look at the files in the .tap file
to verify this.

Note the name Mini-UNIX was also used by Andrew Tanenbaum
for the system he developed at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam
much later in 1987 independent of the Mini-UNIX that I developed
at Bell Labs in the mid 1970's. See here:


On 2/22/2020 8:46 AM, Clem Cole wrote:
> .tap files are simh <https://github.com/simh/simh> format files  and 
> 'look like a mag-tape' to the simulated tape hardware.
> There are tools that will convert to/from Bob's Simulator format as 
> needed.
> On Sat, Feb 22, 2020 at 6:08 AM Ed Bradford <egbegb2 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:egbegb2 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     How do I open a .tap file in the .zip file for mini-unix?
>     Also, do you have a date for this snapshot. A date would be
>     very useful for "product comparisons" at that date.
>     Ed
>     On Sat, Feb 22, 2020 at 4:43 AM Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org
>     <mailto:aek at bitsavers.org>> wrote:
>         On 2/21/20 10:34 AM, Heinz Lycklama wrote:
>         > I believe that the source code for this system (Mini-UNIX) was
>         > provided to some universities by the UNIX Support group at
>         > Bell Labs. WE did not license this.
>         tape image at
>         http://bitsavers.org/bits/ATT/mini-unix_120679.zip
>     -- 
>     Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
>       Cicero

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