[TUHS] unix history git
Jeremy C. Reed
reed at reedmedia.net
Tue Jun 3 14:07:54 AEST 2014
On Tue, 3 Jun 2014, Diomidis Spinellis wrote:
> 2. The login names of the following Berkeley authors
> A. R. Newton
> Charles Haley
chuck (per 1BSD's winfo, sh.1, cpall.6, where.6, whoison.6)
> Douglas Lanam
> D. O. Pederson
Real name is probably "Donald". But what code?
> Ellis Cohen
cohen (per 1BSD's where.6 ; I don't think is Earl)
> Juan Porcar
What specific code file for Juan Porcar?
> Jeff Schriebman
jeff (per 1BSD's winfo)
> Kurt Shoens
kurt (per 1BSD's winfo, mvall.6, whoison.6)
> R. Dowell
Richard "Dick" Dowell of Hewlett Packard.
> Ross Harvey
UCSF Computer Graphics Laboratory
> Richard Tuck
tuck (per 2BSD netintro.n)
> 3. The names corresponding to the following Berkeley ids
The login "dlw" included DLW as part of SCCS commit messages. The
claudio entry also says "DLW". So probably David L. Wasley.
Eric C. Cooper (login name also is "cooper" later)
I don't see this one.
Mike Harrison or Susan Graham Harrison (except I don't know timing for
Karen Lam of BBN
I also don't find "rt"
> pcs 1800 1800
One of the files says "Wirth" and note that other files have spellings
like "funktion", "prozedure", "konstant". So maybe all this is from
> portlib 1701 1781
I think this portlib is from Eric Allman.
> opcodes 1580 1580
I guess Thompson, Haley or Joy.
I assume you are refering to parts not from 32V...
> usr/src/sys/sys 8163 16488
I guess Babaoglu, maybe Juan Porcar, and Joy. Note that the TODO
mentions code given to Joy.
> usr/src/cmd/f77 5981 17252
I think some of the improvements came from the upstream (November 1978
1.16 vs. January 1980's 2.00).
> usr/src/new/libI77uc 4379 5395
Files say originally P. Weinberger and modified by David Wasley.
> usr/src/cmd/versatec 3885 4271
sidebyside was written by Joy (per Len Edmondson personal
> usr/games/advfiles/cave 1772 1772
It was common that some source for games weren't included.
Says originally developed by Willie Crowther and most features added by
Don Woods (don @ su-ai). And the file says to ask "ark" for questions. I
think was in a group called MHTSA (but I don't kno what means).
> usr/src/cmd/uucp 1358 7387
Maybe Dave Nowitz?
> usr/src/sys/stand 1350 3382
Some of this is just from 32V. I can only guess the changes were from
> usr/src/games/banner.c 1129 1129
Mark Horton (see corresponding man page!)
(As a reminder to list readers ... I am authoring a very detailed book
covering the history of Berkeley Unix. I have done interviews either by
email, phone, and some in person with over 80 of the very
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