[TUHS] tangential unix question: whatever happened to NeWS?

Jon Steinhart jon at fourwinds.com
Mon Jan 25 10:21:03 AEST 2021

Al Kossow writes:
> On 1/24/21 3:33 PM, Jon Steinhart wrote:
> > As near as I could tell, he didn't look at
> > anything anyone else had done (with the exception of the W code from
> > Stanford)
> And today it's impossible to find the original W code. At least I've not
> been able to find it in decades of looking.
> I don't beleive at the time SUN at Stanford was about Unix at all. It
> was very much Cheriton and the V Kernel.
> In that timeframe, wasn't CMU still into Spice and PERQs ?

I think that X1 was W.  But I was doing other stuff at the time and don't
know for sure.

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