[TUHS] Zombified SCO comes back from the dead, brings trial back to life against IBM
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Mon Apr 5 01:36:12 AEST 2021
On Sun, Apr 4, 2021, 2:57 AM Josh Good <pepe at naleco.com> wrote:
> On 2021 Apr 3, 19:23, Larry McVoy wrote:
> > all these years later, the best part of my career was at Sun. Sun
> > was the Bell Labs of my generation.
> Yes, it looks like in those years inferior Unix vendors were playing a game
> of lock-in with their customers, while Sun was playing the opposite game:
> attracting users and developers with features, openness and by providing a
> more joyful user/developer experience.
> Those who could, used Sun kit. Those not so fortunate, aspired to use it.
A lot of the early open source used to recreate the SunOS commands and
args. It's what people were used to. Docs were also accessible in a way
that POSIX wouldn't be for a decade .. after that, it grew from there and
SunOS started to feel dated.
> Josh Good
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