[TUHS] A/UX [was Linux is on-topic]

Christopher Browne cbbrowne at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 11:04:08 AEST 2020

On Thu., Aug. 13, 2020, 4:11 p.m. Rich, <rdm at cfcl.com> 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."

My favorite was from David Megginson, whose observation was that "you don't
run AIX, you chase it"
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