[TUHS] Systematic approach to command-line interfaces

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Tue Aug 3 04:52:55 AEST 2021

On Mon, Aug 2, 2021 at 1:37 PM Lars Brinkhoff <lars at nocrew.org> wrote:

> John Cowan wrote:
> > Early versions of PDP-7 [Unix] used the same process model as Tenex
> I understand both Tenex and Unix got the concept of "fork" from Project
> Genie.

Should be required reading of all intro to OS students:

Programming Semantics for Multiprogrammed Computations

Jack B. Dennis and Earl C. Van Horn

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Volume 9 / Number 3 / March, 1966

[If your Internet search fails you and/or you find it behind an ACM paywall
or the like, drop me a line, I'll forward a PDF of a scan].

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