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From: Ed Bradford <egbegb2@gmail.com>
To: TUHS main list <tuhs@minnie.tuhs.org>
Subject: [TUHS] Question: stdio - Who invented and ...
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 05:18:45 -0500
Message-ID: <CAHTagfFDzaeXXom=oAGVWXNw_ByEFfZM1qXNWJc-jDo+RLB4Tw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)

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I've forgotten who created stdio, USG or the research group. Can any of the
youthful BTL folks of the 1970's refresh my mind.

Given that stdio was invented and, in my opinion at the time, a reasonable
and usable standard interface to IO on Unix, I am curious why no standard
for networking was developed or proposed and discussed. Sockets just
defined a new and very quirky IO interface for Unix based systems.

Was any thought given to defining networking
using the
  creat/open/read/write/close/mknod/link/unlink/chmod/chown

model of IO in UNIX?

Ed Bradford

-- 
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
  Cicero

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-23 10:18 Ed Bradford [this message]
2020-03-23 10:32 ` arnold
2020-03-23 13:46   ` Clem Cole
2020-03-23 13:59     ` arnold
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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