[TUHS] Claim your early Unix contributions on GitHub

Joerg Schilling schily at schily.net
Wed Mar 30 22:31:21 AEST 2016

Diomidis Spinellis <dds at aueb.gr> wrote:

> The Unix History repository on GitHub [1] aims to provide the evolution 
> of Unix from the 1970s until today under Git revision control.  Through 
> a few changes recently made [2] it's now possible for individual 
> contributors to have their GitHub profile linked to their early Unix 
> contributions.  Ken Thompson graciously made this move last week 
> following a personal email invitation.  I think it would be really cool 
> if more followed.  This would send a powerful message of continuity and 
> tradition in computing to youngsters joining GitHub today.

Given that using git enforces a loss of meta data, is there a chance to get 
the SCCS history for older UNIX versions?


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