[TUHS] PWB contributions

Clem cole clemc at ccc.com
Mon Nov 9 14:50:27 AEST 2015

The Summit folks created pg(1).  It was definitely in System V. But I think Doug's memory of it being there much earlier coincides with my memory.  As I mentioned more(1) was part of the source kit I carried with me to non-BSD systems that I needed so I could type comfortably. 

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> On Nov 8, 2015, at 10:38 PM, Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:
> Win Treese <treese at acm.org> writes:
>> Of course, as soon as I sent that, I found Dan Halbert’s version of things
>> at http://www.danhalbert.org/more.html
> From that page:
>> I named the program more. This was a daring move at the time, since it
>> was such a long name for a UNIX command, and was also a real English
>> word.
> That makes me wonder... where does pg(1) fit into this history? There's
> a version of it in the 32V tree in the TUHS archive, but nowhere else,
> yet it surfaces in modern Unixes such as Solaris and there's a clone in
> the "util-linux" package. It also shows up in SuSv2 (marked LEGACY, and
> absent from later versions). Was it part of System III/V?
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