[TUHS] A repository with 44 years of Unix evolution gets the MSR '15 Best Data Showcase Award

Tom Ivar Helbekkmo tih at hamartun.priv.no
Tue May 19 19:24:56 AEST 2015

Diomidis Spinellis <dds at aueb.gr> writes:

> Since early 2013 I've occasionally asked this list for help, and shared
> the progress regarding the creation of a Unix Git repository containing
> Unix releases from the 1970s until today [1].

This is so cool!  Great work!  :)

> Most importantly, more branches of open source systems can be added,
> such as NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, and illumos.

Getting early NetBSD in there would help complete the continuity, seeing
as NetBSD was a fork of 386BSD, and FreeBSD a later fork of NetBSD.

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