[CALUG] CALUG inquiry - public access Unix history
jh at jameshoward.us
Sat Jun 9 16:28:47 EDT 2018
I wrote this 18 years ago.
On Sat, Jun 9, 2018 at 4:10 PM Shawn Webb <lattera at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> > > 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
> > > 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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