Joerg Schilling schily at schily.net
Tue Sep 13 06:42:08 AEST 2016

Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:

> Dennis described streams in the special Unix issue of the
> BSTJ, Oct 1984, and noted that "it runs on about 20 machines in
> ... Research ... Although it is being investigated in other
> parts of AT&T Bell Laboratories, it is not generally available."
> The manuscript was received October 18, 1983.

Interesting, but then nobody did run a modern shell on one of these machines or 
everybody did type slowly, so the character lossage problem did not occur.


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