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Coding Horror: Unix is Dead, Long Live Unix

A short commentary on Unix which has now been around for 40 years. Particularly humbling to me is the revelation (to me) that the first Unix was written in 3 weeks: one week for the OS, one week for the shell and one week on an editor/assembler == all writen in assembly language for a PDP-7. This article has a link to another article with considerably more information.

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