[TUHS] Fwd: A cameo by UNIX in BSTJ
lm at bitmover.com
Wed Jul 24 12:47:20 AEST 2013
I'd like to know where I can get the entire BSTJ. For the record,
Bell Labs was the *the* place when I was growing up. Reading their
journals was right up there with having an account on slovax at
uwisc and reading the bell labs/BSD source.
On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 11:34:10AM +1000, Warren Toomey wrote:
> All, I got this interesting e-mail from Poul-Henning a few days ago.
> ----- Forwarded message from Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> -----
> Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2013 13:27:27 +0000
> From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk>
> To: wkt at tuhs.org
> Subject: A cameo by UNIX in BSTJ
> Some months ago I faced a flight from Denmark to NZ and back again,
> so I bought a Kobo eBook reader and reformatted the entire BSTJ to fit
> the screen.
> That gave me about 100k "pages" to read, plenty for my NZ-flights
> and a large number of otherwise wasted moments since then. Highly
> Recently I came over what I belive is the first mention of UNIX in BSTJ.
> We all know about the v57i6, July-August 1978 "UNIX Time-Sharing System"
> issue, but it transpires that UNIX made a cameo two years earlier
> in an article about compression-schemes for TeleFax:
> Poul-Henning Kamp | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
> phk at FreeBSD.ORG | TCP/IP since RFC 956
> FreeBSD committer | BSD since 4.3-tahoe
> Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.
> ----- End forwarded message -----
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