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From: Ken Thompson via TUHS <>
To: Norman Wilson <>
Cc:, The Eunuchs Hysterical Society <>,
	Stephen Jones <>,,
Subject: Re: [TUHS] UNIX 50th at USENIX ATC
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 10:57:10 -0700
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sorry all,
i cant make it.

On Tue, Jun 11, 2019 at 11:55 AM Norman Wilson <> wrote:
> Kevin Bowling:
>   The conference looks supremely uninteresting outside one WAFL talk to me.
> ====
> That is, of course, a matter of opinion.  Just from skimming
> titles I see about two dozen talks of at least some interest
> to me in the ATC program.  And that's just ATC; I'm planning
> to attend the Hot* workshops on Monday and Tuesday as well.
> Of course I won't attend every one of those talks--some coincide
> in time, some I'll miss because I get stuck in the hallway track.
> And some will prove less interesting in practice, though others
> that don't seem all that interesting in the program will likely
> prove much better in person.
> I've been attending USENIX ATC for decades, and although some
> conferences have been meatier than others, I've never ended up
> feeling the trip was a waste of time.
> Perhaps us old farts just aren't as discriminating as you
> youngsters.
> That said, I think Kevin's question
>   Is there a way to participate [on the UNIX50 event] without attending Usenix ATC?
> is a good one.
> Norman Wilson
> Toronto ON

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-11 18:45 Norman Wilson
2019-06-13 17:57 ` Ken Thompson via TUHS [this message]
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2019-06-09 22:32 Clem Cole
2019-06-11 17:25 ` Kevin Bowling

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