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From: segaloco via TUHS <>
To: Dan Cross <>
Subject: [TUHS] Re: Bell Labs CSTRs
Date: Sat, 01 Jul 2023 18:03:32 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

> Anyway, once you've got M3 and M4, you've got a naming convention; I'd
> think it a safe bet that there was an M5 that was an internal
> experiment, and that M6 was simply the next in line and was
> interesting enough to be documented in a tech report.

Only problem there is m6 predates m3 and m4.  Th m6(I) page first appears in V2 and there is a published reference from 1972.  Software Tools, from which m3 derives, was 1976, and m4 was then introduced in V7 (which is also the first research version since V2 without m6 somewhere in the manual.)

Here's a rough history of the m6 manpage:

- Matt G.

  reply	other threads:[~2023-07-01 18:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-06-29  7:14 [TUHS] " arnold
2023-06-29  7:36 ` [TUHS] " Noel Hunt
2023-06-29 14:40   ` Clem Cole
2023-06-29 15:04     ` Will Senn
2023-07-01 17:28       ` Dan Cross
2023-07-01 18:03         ` segaloco via TUHS [this message]
2023-07-01 18:42           ` Dan Cross
2023-06-29 15:14     ` Will Senn
2023-08-26 17:02 Nelson H. F. Beebe
2023-08-27  3:13 ` Jonathan Gray

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