[TUHS] In Memoriam: John Lions

A. P. Garcia a.phillip.garcia at gmail.com
Fri Dec 6 00:16:25 AEST 2019

On Wed, Dec 4, 2019 at 11:17 PM Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> He is a hero.  His notes on early Unix made it understandable to me.
> Though I have to say that Doug Comer did an equally good job with his XINU
> books.  Do you guys know of Doug?  XINU stands for Xinu is not Unix but
> he wrote, by himself, an OS and documented it in his books.  I give him
> credit for my desire to have code be really simple and self explanatory.
> <snip>

A group at Marquette University ported Xinu to run on Linksys/Cisco
home routers. One of the later editions covers it. Pretty sweet.

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