[CALUG] CALUG inquiry - public access Unix history

cmccabe cmccabe at SDF.ORG
Sat Jun 9 15:59:26 EDT 2018

Hi folks!

I am forwarding to you the relevant part of an email I sent to Chuck 
earlier.  If you're willing to give me feedback on this paper, please 
respond to me at this email address.

Thank you,

On Sat, 9 Jun 2018, cmccabe wrote:

> One reason I am writing to you is I want to see if 
> there is anyone in CALUG that would be willing to 
> volunteer time to review an informal paper I've 
> been writing.  The topic is the history and future 
> of public access Unix systems.  It traces the 
> history of these systems from the early 1980's to 
> the modern day, and most importantly tries to argue 
> that these things are so cool that a new generation 
> of users should sign on and participate in them. 
> So it's somewhat of an evangelical piece.
> I didn't really get into *NIX until 2004-ish, so a 
> lot of the prior history, and especially in the 
> 80's, is something I'm trying to piece together from 
> talking with others and reading.  I would value 
> input from anyone who has a better (ideally 
> first-hand) familiarity with that history.
> And once the paper is done, might that be a 
> presentation/discussion topic of interest for a 
> CALUG meeting?
> Thanks,
> Carl

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