[TUHS] Booting v6

Kurt Wall kwall at kurtwerks.com
Thu Apr 15 02:51:15 AEST 2004

In a 0.7K blaze of typing glory, Aharon Robbins wrote:
> > To: tuhs at minnie.tuhs.org
> > From: Mirian Crzig Lennox <list-tuhs at cosmic.com>
> > Subject: Re: [TUHS] Booting v6
> > Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 11:04:48 -0400
> >
> > I'm amused that someone would use LaTeX to reproduce a manuscript of
> > dot-matrix source listings and roughly-typewritten commentary.
> I have no doubt that the commentary was produced with the V6 nroff.
> It has the look of machine-formatted text about it, although it was
> clearly printed on a constant-width line printer of the time.
> Now, were anyone so truly perverse, they might take the latex and
> convert it into nroff/troff. :-)

Thus returning to the original form in which it was prepared. There's
an appealing circularity and feeling of having come full circle to

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