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From: arnold@skeeve.com
To: clemc@ccc.com, arnold@skeeve.com
Cc: tuhs@minnie.tuhs.org
Subject: Re: [TUHS] Question: stdio - Who invented and ...
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 07:59:19 -0600
Message-ID: <202003231359.02NDxJU6030344@freefriends.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAC20D2ODSn9UTSjbgCWR_DBbXc+KF9UDLuxnAGD27VGSNCYXvQ@mail.gmail.com>

Clem Cole <clemc@ccc.com> wrote:

> To answer Ed's question, it came out of Research, but first as part of the
> typesetter support - *i.e.* 'Typesetter C', which was on V6 and PWB
> 1.0 [the new troff replacement was being written by Brian] .

The troff replacement was somewhat after V7.  The troff that shipped with V7
was still only for the CAT.

See https://www.cs.princeton.edu/~bwk/202/summer.reconstructed.pdf which is dated
January 1980.

Arnold

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-23 10:18 Ed Bradford
2020-03-23 10:32 ` arnold
2020-03-23 13:46   ` Clem Cole
2020-03-23 13:59     ` arnold [this message]
2020-03-23 14:24       ` Jaap Akkerhuis
2020-03-23 14:45         ` Clem Cole
2020-03-23 18:47         ` Richard Salz
2020-03-23 19:22           ` Jaap Akkerhuis
2020-03-23 21:38     ` Dave Horsfall
2020-03-24  2:02     ` Greg A. Woods

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