[TUHS] The most surprising Unix programs
clemc at ccc.com
Mon Mar 16 08:30:20 AEST 2020
On Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 6:01 PM Rob Pike <robpike at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's hard for younger programmers to appreciate how different things once
Amen bro. But I would add how to do well with less.
To me, the marvel of V6 was how complete it still is. Other than the lack
of a networking stack, and multiple windows/screens, much of what I still
do day to day as a programmer can be done with 6th edition. I'd miss Go
and some of the original features of ANSI C, but the editor's we had got
the job, there was even a video version I was happy with. I used troff to
make slides instead of PPT. I guess I would miss a Chrome and Gmail, if I
have to go back to MH/HM for email.
FWIW: I just wrote a QUORA answer and referred folks to your and Brian's
original book. Someone wanted to know as a beginner the 'best way to learn
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