Unix mallet ....

Peter Chubb peterc at aurema.com
Fri Aug 6 15:48:25 AEST 1999

>>>>> "Warren" == Warren Toomey <wkt at henry.cs.adfa.edu.au> writes:

Warren> According to the SCCS records on Kirk McKusick's 4th CD,
Warren> /usr/src/usr.bin/calendar/calendars/calendar.computer was:

Warren> 	date and time created 89/11/27 14:10:01 by bostic

A Mallet is an articulated steam locomotive (named after Anatole
Mallet, a Frenchman).  1954 would have been in the midst of their
heydays. Often used for hauling logs.  Now, how did UNIX get
involved????  1954 predates UNIX as we know it, so it's probably
something else or a spoof....

Peter C

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