[TUHS] typesetting history

Gregg Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 04:47:18 AEST 2015

Indeed. I did know about the MV series of machines and in fact that's
the fellow I met during the period that I referenced. I knew that no
such port was constructed for the first generation machines.

And incidentally the DG machines I first met were a NOVA-2 and then a
NOVA-3. Finally one who started out as a NOVA-4 but became an MV
Eclipse design.
Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
"This signature fought the Time Wars, time and again."

On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 1:09 PM,  <cowan at ccil.org> wrote:
> Gregg Levine scripsit:
>> Now I freely admit if someone did indeed succeed in porting UNIX to
>> that DG, and in fact that's why the two were connected that way, but
>> for the vast majority of shops during the late 80s and during most of
>> the 90s who bought the software I've described and also the hardware
>> that's how it was done.
> AFAIK there was no port of any 16-bit Unix to the Eclipse.  The Eclipse
> MV (32-bit) had a port of SVR2.
> --
> John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        cowan at ccil.org
> Sir, I quite agree with you, but what are we two against so many?
>     --George Bernard Shaw,
>          to a man booing at the opening of _Arms and the Man_

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