[TUHS] The UNIX Command Language (1976)

Niklas Karlsson nikke.karlsson at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 06:37:17 AEST 2020

Den tors 3 dec. 2020 kl 21:32 skrev M Douglas McIlroy <
m.douglas.mcilroy at dartmouth.edu>:

> There's a back story. The paper appears in the proceedings  of a
> conference held in London in 1973, a few months after the advent of
> pipes. While preparing the presentation, Ken was inspired to invent
> and install the pipe operator. His talk wouldn't have been nearly as
> compelling had it been expressed in the original pipeline syntax (for
> which I take the blame).

Now I'm curious. Is there anywhere I can read about the original pipeline
syntax? I tried searching a bit, but the only mention that was even vaguely
informative only stated that > was involved.

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