[TUHS] PDP-11/70 SPL (was: Early non-Unix filesystems?)

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Tue Mar 29 07:43:39 AEST 2016

On Mon, 28 Mar 2016, Noel Chiappa wrote:

>     > That makes sense, and someone forgot to document it...
> Or perhaps it was added precisely to get rid of the window, and then 
> someone discovered that it could be used to freeze the system, so they 
> decided they'd better not document it?

Yeah, I've pretty much concluded that.  I'm still wondering how it leaked 
out, though.


> PS: I guess this is more PDP-11ish than UNIXish - apologies for the 
> off-topic!

Ah, grasshopper, you do not know that this list's predecessor was PUPS 
(PDP-11 Unix Preservation Society)...  It was first mentioned over on the 
old AUUG list.

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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