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    SubjectRe: Alan Cox quote? (was: Re: accounting for threads)
    On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 03:38:34PM -0400, Georg Nikodym wrote:
    > >>>>> "GN" == Georg Nikodym <> writes:
    > >>>>> "MC" == Mike Castle <> writes:
    > MC> What about the "UNIX is starting to smell bad" comment? :->
    > GN> I believe that it comes from a paper that Pike presented at a
    > GN> OSDI (or the Usenix general) last year on the theme of OS
    > GN> Research being dead. Links to it were also posted on /. around
    > GN> that time...
    > Oops. I was wrong. I found the presentation I was referring to and
    > it doesn't have this quote.

    Ummm, the quote about "UNIX is starting to smell bad" is much, much older. I
    think I first heard in the 1989 Baltimore USENIX, when Pike was the featured
    speaker, and his talk was "Why workstations don't work", where he outlined
    Plan9. If it wasn't the Baltimore USENIX, it may have been Salt Lake city,
    Dallas, or the Boston one.

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