[TUHS] The UNIX Command Language (1976)
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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