[TUHS] Tracing origins of errno names/numbers

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Fri Apr 1 13:38:47 AEST 2011

Michael Davidson scripsit:

> Regardless of its technical merits (and I suspect that the
> implementation may have been pretty bad) RFS was doomed by AT&T's
> licensing policies and general ineptitude at marketing UNIX.  Similarly
> the widespread adoption of NFS was driven by the fact that Sun made
> it a de facto standard.

A familiar tale: NeWS vs. X was exactly the same story, only with the players

John Cowan  cowan at ccil.org   http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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