[TUHS] "UNIX/370: A Feasibility Study" by W.A. Felton (Bell TM)

Marc Donner marc.donner at gmail.com
Thu Jul 20 07:52:32 AEST 2023

Peter Capek probably can dredge up details and contacts of the IBM efforts
in that direction.  I know Sig Handelman at IBM Research worked on some
flavor of UNIX port to the S/370 back in the day, but I've lost touch with
mindthegapdialogs.com/home <https://www.mindthegapdialogs.com/home>

On Wed, Jul 19, 2023 at 12:51 PM Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:

> T'was afraid of that.   Shame really.
> Tx
> Clem
> On Wed, Jul 19, 2023 at 12:12 PM Tom Lyon <pugs78 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have no knowledge of any preserved UNIX/370 stuff from Bell.
>> On Wed, Jul 19, 2023 at 9:09 AM Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:
>>> Tom - do you know if any of the technical work for this survived?  As an
>>> old TSS hacker, I'd love to see this run again on Hercules.
>>> Also, any idea if either of these documents in the references still
>>> exist:  B. G. Prieve, "UNIX/370 - A Proposal,” MF 8224-780928.01 and S.
>>> L. Gaede, "High Capacity UNIX - Exploration of UNIX/370," MF 5521-780901.01.
>>> On Tue, Jul 18, 2023 at 8:58 PM Tom Lyon <pugs78 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> A friend found this doc which as far as I can tell is not online
>>>> anywhere yet. Preliminary sketch for the UNIX/370 effort at Bell based on
>>>> TSS/370.  Apparently started at Holmdel, I had always thought Indian Hill.
>>>> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zrnKJ7fT1yrt_9r8QJHtZm7cI9EQEw76/view?usp=sharing
>>>> Please archive!
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