[TUHS] A/UX [was Linux is on-topic]
lm at mcvoy.com
Fri Aug 14 06:16:01 AEST 2020
On Thu, Aug 13, 2020 at 01:09:49PM -0700, Rich wrote:
> > On Aug 13, 2020, at 12:18, Adam Thornton <athornton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Early AIX is what happens when you give a detailed description of Unix to mainframers who've never seen Unix, and then tell them to implement that system, and then ship it, without at any point letting someone who's used an actual Unix system touch it.
> My favorite characterization of AIX came from Barry Shein: "It will remind you of Unix."
Yeah, but in an oh-so-frustrating way. Sys V was not my cup of tea and AIX
managed to make it worse. So happy to not be dealing with that.
Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com http://www.mcvoy.com/lm
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