[TUHS] System III - TCP/IP

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Sun Nov 8 18:20:27 AEST 2015

On Sun, 8 Nov 2015, John Cowan wrote:

> Larry McVoy scripsit:
>> he and I talked a bit about that - which was classic
>> Dennis because I was nobody, fresh out of grad school porting a STREAMS
>> based TCP/IP stack and I felt it was weird so I reached out to dmr and
>> he of course replied in depth.)
> Bohr and Feynman at Los Alamos, to put it Star Trek-ly.
>> I think there were some cool parts, didn't the PWB and DWB
>> come form System III?
> Vice versa.  PWB began between the Sixth and Seventh Edition, but didn't
> reach the Unix mainline (as it was then) until System III.  There was a
> second PWB release branched from the Seventh Edition.
>> Other than that, what's the System III attraction?
> I tend to agree: a thoroughly vanilla release.

What about SysV for PDP-11? ;D


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