[TUHS] forgotten versions

Rob Pike robpike at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 17:33:56 AEST 2022

That's great. In the unlikely event I can help in any way, please let me


On Fri, Jun 17, 2022 at 5:21 PM Diomidis Spinellis <dds at aueb.gr> wrote:

> It is indeed problematic that the Unix history repository is missing the
> Research Editions.  At the time I created it, the source code of the
> Research Unix Eighth and Ninth Editions wasn't openly available.  I'm
> now discussing with another member of this list for a pull request to
> add them.  Incorporating them properly isn't trivial, because various
> mappings are needed to establish authorship information and to allow
> git-blame to work across snapshots of moved files.
> Diomidis - https://www.spinellis.gr/
> On 17-Jun-22 2:06, Rob Pike wrote:
> > Excited as I was to see this history of Unix code in a single repository:
> >
> > https://github.com/dspinellis/unix-history-repo
> > <https://github.com/dspinellis/unix-history-repo>
> >
> > it continues the long-standing tradition of ignoring all the work done
> > at Bell Labs after v7. I consider v8 v9 v10 to be worth of attention,
> > even influential, but to hear this list talk about it - or discussions
> > just about anywhere else - you'd think they never existed.
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