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Groklaw: The Daemon, the GNU & the Penguin, Ch. 14, by Dr. Peter H. Salus

Jul 05, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter H. Salus)

"In July 1990, I flew from Boston to London for the UKUUG Conference. (I was to give a talk on UNIX standards and specifications.) But there were three talks on the program that blew me away.

"They concerned 'Plan 9' a new OS being worked on at Bell Labs. It was named Plan 9 from Bell Labs after 'Plan 9 from Outer Space,' perhaps the worst science fiction movie ever filmed..."

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