[TUHS] CSTR files

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Mon Aug 28 01:11:53 AEST 2017

The original sources for troff are around, look at the Heirloom Unix

I assume that you meant the sources for the CSTRs themselves. BWK
donated the sources for the troff tutorial and troff manual and I sent
them to Warren some time ago.  The original Bell Labs guys would have
to indicate if they have sources for any of the others.

Undoubtedly some of them could be reconstituted via OCR, but that's
a serious project. (Worth doing, IMHO, but still a serious project; I
don't have the cycles for anything like that...)


Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:

> As a *roff fan, I'd love, love, love to see the original roff sources.
> Especially anything that uses pic/eqn/chem/etc.
> Any chance of that?
> On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 02:01:39PM +0300, Aharon Robbins wrote:
> > Hi All.
> > 
> > I have made a tarball of all the Bell Labs CSTRs that I could
> > file:  http://www.skeeve.com/cstr.tar.gz.
> > 
> > It's just under ten megs.  Warren, can we get this into the archives?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Arnold
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