[TUHS] Major update in unix.bib

steve jenkin sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Fri Jun 9 06:58:09 AEST 2023

Total entries: 4297

At version 4.68, data from a recently
discovered Bell Laboratories document, 
UNIX Bibliography [Scheiderman:1980:UB] have been
merged into this file.


Massive effort, so impressive.
Plus the SQLite database. Nice touch.

Matt G’s constant flow of new docs is pushing the boundaries
of ‘known docs’ back.

> On 9 Jun 2023, at 01:53, Nelson H. F. Beebe <beebe at math.utah.edu> wrote:
> Thanks to Unix document recovery work by some TUHS list members that
> has been recently added to the archives at minnie.tuhs.org, a large
> Bell Labs bibliography about Unix has been uncovered and is now
> available online.  I have spent time this week converting the 59-page
> PDF file to a somewhat searchable OCR'ed PDF, and from a text
> conversion of that file, to relatively clean BibTeX entries in
> 	https://www.math.utah.edu/pub/tex/bib/unix.bib
> [change .bib to .html for similar view with hypertext links].
> The bibliography recorded in entry Scheiderman:1980:UB, with a long
> remark field, has 457 entries, from the years 1972 to 1980, but due to
> splitting into subject-specific sections, there are some duplications:
> 448 remain after data merger.
> Much work remains to be done, including locating electronic copies of
> those reports, correcting truncated data, and getting suitable URLs
> retrofitted into their BibTeX entries. 

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