Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Jun 2009 21:50 UTC, submitted by snydeq
General Unix Gary Anthes offers an overview history of Unix forty years since Ken Thompson banged out the first version in assembly language for a wimpy DEC PDP-7 minicomputer, spending one week each on the operating system, a shell, an editor, and an assembler. Also included in the package are a year-by-year time line of its evolution, and profiles of Unix giants David Korn, Rick Rashid, and Gordon Bell.
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RE: IRIX
by softdrat on Sat 6th Jun 2009 00:57 UTC in reply to "IRIX"
softdrat
Member since:
2008-09-17

"they are sweet machines that run legitimate UN*X (so I don't get sued)"

Sorry to break it to you, but SGI's UNIX license was terminated by SCO:
http://www.internetnews.com/bus-news/article.php/3086311

"In SGI's annual 10-K filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the company revealed that SCO had sent notice that it plans to terminate SGI's Unix license for IRIX, much as it did with IBM over AIX."

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RE[2]: IRIX
by dylansmrjones on Sat 6th Jun 2009 13:15 in reply to "RE: IRIX"
dylansmrjones Member since:
2005-10-02

Hahahaha ;) That one was good! ;)

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