I've assembled some notes from old manuals and other sources
on the formats used for on-disk file systems through the
Additional notes, comments on style, and whatnot are welcome.
(It may be sensible to send anything in the last two categories
directly to me, rather than to the whole list.)
> Does anyone have a record or pointer regarding the login names of the
> early Unix contributors?
> In particular I'm interested in the login names of following people:
> S. R. Bourne
> D. Haight
> S. C. Johnson
> J. F. Maranzano
> L. E. McMahon
> S. I. Feldman
> J. F. Ossanna
> M. E. Lesk
> R. H. Morris
> D. A. Nowitz
Your correspondents have done a good job of reconstructing the
old list. Alas, I can't remember the only missing entry, Dick
Haight's login. The above list, however, wants one small
correction. Robert Morris did not have a middle name, the
"h" was a figment for filling in forms that wanted a middle
Another important name is
L. L. Cherry llc
I was trying to generate PDFs of some PWB
manual pages but they use V6 macros.
I have found tmac.an6 which generates somthing
readable but stamps each page with:
THIS MANUAL ENTRY NEEDS TO BE CONVERTED - SEE mancvt(1) and man(7)
Anyone know of mancvt, I cannot find it.