[TUHS] Fred Brooks died

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Mon Nov 28 07:00:00 AEST 2022

I found two typos in the 25th anniversary edition of the book. I used
finger to find his postal address and sent him a letter. He replied with
a nice thank you email. One of them had been in the book since it was
first published!

Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:

> He was a Unix (and UUCP) fan and also an early Masscomp customer.  Let's
> say I was a tad in awe when I was answering his questions when he came on
> a factory visit.  But he was cool when I asked him if I could go back to my
> office and get his book so he could sign it.  I think he was pleased to see
> a then young professional have it in his office.
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2022 at 3:19 PM Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, 27 Nov 2022, John P. Linderman wrote:
> >
> > > We all probably read, and profited from, "The Mythical Man Month".
> >
> > Posted to COFF a week ago, as I didn't think that it was Unix-y...
> >
> > -- Dave
> >

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