[TUHS] Question

Rudi Blom rudi.j.blom at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 12:43:37 AEST 2021

>From output of 'what' on /bin/sh in SCO UNIX 3.2V4.2

- spname.c 23.2 91/02/21

uncle rubl

>Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 03:39:16 -05
>From: Norman Wilson <norman at oclsc.org>
>To: tuhs at tuhs.org
>Subject: Re: [TUHS] Question
>Message-ID: <1610181560.23999.for-standards-violators at oclsc.org>
>Rob Pike, re the spelling corrector in V8 and later Research
>versions of sh:
> That was done by Tom Duff, I believe before he came to Bell Labs. I might
> have brought the idea with me from Toronto.
>Very likely, since you left it behind at Caltech as well; it was
>in sh on cithep (a hostname meaningless to many but rob will remember)
>when I arrived in 1980.
>It was in the version of p you left behind there as well.
>I can confirm that spname remained in the shell through V10
>(it's still in my copy), but it seems to have disappeared from p.
>Norman Wilson
>Toronto ON

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