[TUHS] DG UNIX History
imp at bsdimp.com
Sun Nov 13 03:12:54 AEST 2022
On Sat, Nov 12, 2022, 10:10 AM Miod Vallat <miod at online.fr> wrote:
> > There was a guy who worked at DG and contributed a lot of the Motorola
> > 88000 code to GCC whose name I don't remember, although I met him
> > at a USENIX. If someone else remembers who this is, maybe he can
> > be tracked down for more info.
> I suppose you're referring to Tom Wood here?
> > P.S. For the youngsters here who've never heard of it, I highly
> > recommend Tracy Kidder's "The Soul of a New Machine" about the
> > development of the Eclipse. (
> > It was originally written in 1982 - 40 years ago!
> Seconded - definitely a must read; even if technology has evolved a lot
> since then, management and human factors have not.
Bring them in, burn them out, sweat every hour out of them... call it
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