[CALUG] CALUG inquiry - public access Unix history
cmccabe at SDF.ORG
Sat Jun 9 15:59:26 EDT 2018
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.
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?
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