[TUHS] RIP J.F.Ossanna

Ron Natalie ron at ronnatalie.com
Mon Nov 28 08:17:55 AEST 2016

Yes, he had died by the time I knew what UNIX was.   My jest was always that
there was only one person who truly understood troff and he was dead.

-----Original Message-----
From: TUHS [mailto:tuhs-bounces at minnie.tuhs.org] On Behalf Of Dave Horsfall
Sent: Sunday, November 27, 2016 5:15 PM
To: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society
Subject: [TUHS] RIP J.F.Ossanna

We lost J.F.Ossanna in 1977; he had a hand in developing Unix, and was
responsible for "roff" and its descendants.  Remember him, the next time you
see "jfo" in documentation.

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

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