[TUHS] Etymology of bc(1)

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Fri Sep 12 16:00:29 AEST 2014

On Thu, 11 Sep 2014, Noel Chiappa wrote:

> Dude! Trying to answer questions about the origins of BC by looking at 
> systems this late is like trying to learn Latin by studying Italian! :-)

Perhaps so, but I was a bit surprised that FreeBSD (and I include the Mac
in that) totally rewrote it from a Posix draft, and dropped the pipe.

I no longer have my old manuals (they disappeared during a house move).

-- Dave

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