[TUHS] 6-bit, 7-bit and 9-bit byte UNIXes

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at lemis.com
Fri Oct 1 09:57:05 AEST 2004

On Thursday, 30 September 2004 at 20:07:46 +0100, Natalia Portillo wrote:
> Hi!
> Was there any UNIX with 6-bit wide, 7-bit wide or 9-bit wide bytes
> or all UNIXes are 8-bit wide bytes?

On page 182 of K&R 1st edition there's a reference to an
implementation of C on the Honeywell 6000, with 9 bit bytes.  There's
no mention of whether it was running UNIX.

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