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* [COFF] Re: move to COFF Re: [TUHS] Re: Proper use of TUHS (was Re: Typesetter C compiler)
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@ 2023-02-03 17:31                 ` Will Senn
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From: Will Senn @ 2023-02-03 17:31 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: tuhs, coff

Oh, and of course I would cc the old address!

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On 2/3/23 11:26 AM, Will Senn wrote:
> We're in COFF territory again. I am enjoying the conversation, but 
> let's self monitor. Perhaps, a workflow for this is that when we drift 
> off into non-unix history discussion, we cc: COFF and tell folks to 
> continue there? As a test I cced it on this email, don't reply all to 
> this list. Just let's talk about it over in coff. If you aren't on 
> coff join it.
> If you aren't sure or think most folks on the list want to discuss it. 
> Post it on COFF, if you don't get any traction, reference the COFF 
> thread and tease it in TUHS.
> This isn't at all a gripe - I heart all of our discussions, but I 
> agree that it's hard to keep it history related here with no outlet 
> for tangential discussion - so, let's put coff to good use and try it 
> for those related, but not quite discussions.
> Remember, don't reply to TUHS on this email :)!
> - will
> On 2/3/23 11:11 AM, Steve Nickolas wrote:
>> On Fri, 3 Feb 2023, Larry McVoy wrote:
>>> Some things will never go away, like keep your fingers off of my L1
>>> cache lines.  I think it's mostly lost because of huge memories, but
>>> one of the things I love about early Unix is how small everything was.
>>> Most people don't care, but if you want to go really fast, there is no
>>> replacement for small.
>>> Personally, I'm fine with some amount of "list about new systems where
>>> we can ask about history because that helps us build those new 
>>> systems".
>>> Might be just me, I love systems discussions.
>> I find a lot of my own stuff is like this - kindasorta fits and 
>> kindasorta doesn't for similar reasons.
>> (Since a lot of what I've been doing lately is creating a 
>> SysV-flavored rewrite of Unix from my own perspective as a 
>> 40-something who actually got most of my experience coding for 
>> 16-bits and MS-DOS, and speaks fluent but non-native C.  I'm sure it 
>> comes out in my coding style.)
>> -uso.

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* [COFF] Re: [TUHS] Re: Proper use of TUHS (was Re: Typesetter C compiler)
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@ 2023-02-04 22:38     ` Tomasz Rola
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From: Tomasz Rola @ 2023-02-04 22:38 UTC (permalink / raw)
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On Fri, Feb 03, 2023 at 06:36:34AM +0000, Lars Brinkhoff wrote:
> Dan Cross wrote:
> > So, the question becomes: what _is_ that forum, if such a thing
> > exists at all?
> Some options:
> - Cctalk email list.

(cc-ed to coff, of coffse...)

I use to hang out on IBM-MAIN mailing list, too. While they are,
mostly, dealing with modern mainframes and current problems, they also
occasionally mention old story or two. Actually, since mainframe is
such a living fossil thing, the whole talk sometimes feels as if it
was about something upgraded continuously from the 1960-ties. Most of
it is uncomprehensible to me (never had proper mainframe training, or
unproper one, and they deal with stuff in unique way, have their own
acronyms for things, there are some intro books but there is not
enough time*energy), but also a bit educating - a bit today, a bit
next week etc.

> - ClassicCMP Discord.
> -
> - Various Facebook groups.

Web stuff, requiring Javascript to work, ugh, ugh-oh. Mostly, it boils
down to the fact that one cannot easily curl the text from those other
places (AFAICT). So it is hard to awk this text into mbox format and
read it comfortably.

Tomasz Rola

** A C programmer asked whether computer had Buddha's nature.      **
** As the answer, master did "rm -rif" on the programmer's home    **
** directory. And then the C programmer became enlightened...      **
**                                                                 **
** Tomasz Rola             **

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