[TUHS] Question: stdio - Who invented and ...

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Mon Mar 23 23:59:19 AEST 2020

Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:

> To answer Ed's question, it came out of Research, but first as part of the
> typesetter support - *i.e.* 'Typesetter C', which was on V6 and PWB
> 1.0 [the new troff replacement was being written by Brian] .

The troff replacement was somewhat after V7.  The troff that shipped with V7
was still only for the CAT.

See https://www.cs.princeton.edu/~bwk/202/summer.reconstructed.pdf which is dated
January 1980.


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