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

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Wed May 20 01:40:17 AEST 2015

A fantastic curatorial exploit!              

> Deadly quote "and nobody cares about that early code history any more
> --so this is all water under the bridge."

This particular metaphor always reminds me of the Farberism: "That's
water over the bridge." Dave, a major presence at Bell Labs, master
malaprop, friend of many and collaborator with several of the early
Unix team, may be counted as an honorary Unixian.


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