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    Subject[OFFTOPIC] free plan9? [was Re: Ken Thompson interview in IEEE Computer magazine (fwd)]
    Hi!

    > > Moreover, [Plan 9 is] still very early in its life cycle compared to
    > > Unix. It's still at about the same stage as 6th Research Edition
    > > Unix was --- so it's a bit premature to call it a failure. All it
    > > would really take would be for some analog of UCB-CSRG to pick it up....
    >
    > Or more likely, for some college student to decide that he'd like a
    > free version; nothing fancy or portable, just something for his new
    > Merced box. I wonder what kind of grade Tannenbaum would give it?

    This already happened. It is called VSTa.

    Pavel
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