[TUHS] Make love

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Sat Aug 1 13:50:30 AEST 2015

On Sat, Aug 01, 2015 at 01:20:14PM +1000, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> On Fri, 31 Jul 2015, Warner Losh wrote:
> > I know for sure my make love memories come from RSTS/E 7.2 running TECO 
> > on a PDP-11/23 back in ???82 or ???83. I???d somehow gotten it into my head 
> > that it was a BSD thing that???d been scrubbed by the same people that 
> > scrubbed
> Ah, TECO...  Type your name into it to see what it does.
> > ???you can tune a file system, but you can???t tuna fish??? from tunfs(8).
> One of the world's best messages; it's right up there with ENOBALLS 
> (Unable to reproduce).
> And please, no EMACS (editor too large)...

EMACS = Eight megs and constantly swapping.  That's how I heard it.  And
that was in the the days of 4MB Sun machines, if you had 8, holy shit, 
that was cool!

Am I the only guy who looks at 32GB (gigabyte!!!) USB sticks and shakes
his head in amazement?  Modern processors have more L3 *cache* than Sun
workstations had memory.

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