[CALUG] CALUG inquiry - public access Unix history

Shawn Webb lattera at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 16:07:30 EDT 2018

There's this: https://github.com/dspinellis/unix-history-repo

I'd be interested in giving feedback on the paper as well.

Shawn Webb
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On Sat, Jun 09, 2018 at 03:59:26PM -0400, cmccabe wrote:
> 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,
> Carl
> 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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