Subject: Re: Xah Lee's Unixism
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2004 02:00:20 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.perl.misc,alt.folklore.computers,comp.lang.lisp,comp.lang.python,comp.unix.programmer
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Paul Repacholi  <> wrote:
| writes:
| > huh..The why did I have to do TTY:_DT0:/L or LPT:_DT0:/L to get
| > directories?  And to print a file on the line printer required the
| > PIP command LPT:_DSK:FOO.FOR
| My bad... I claim bit rot of the grey stuff...
| Yes DIR and friends came later, post or part of(?) COMPIL.

Yes, but... Wasn't COMPIL (at least a simple for of it) introduced
before or sometime during 4S72? We didn't switch from 4.x to 5.x until
5.02d (or so) IIRC, and I *thought* we used COMPIL earlier than that.
[But brain rot gets us all in the end...]


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