Subject: Re: Formal getty replacement yet?
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/21/1994 10:34:42
[ On Tue, December 20, 1994 at 21:51:58 (-0500), Ken Hornstein wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Formal getty replacement yet? 
> >K.I.S.S. and give me all the options in user-land (and all the rope).
> This was tried before.  The result was MS-DOS.

I disagree -- the result was BSD.  V10 for the masses!!!!  Plan 9 for
the masses!!!!  0.56 ;-)

> As a side note - can we please just all drop the call-out device jihad?  Greg,
> you seem to be the only one who is really hot for not having call-out devices.
> That's perfectly fine, but the rest of us do, and arguing about the "unix-nesh"
> of them really doesn't do anyone any good.  Let's just all agree to disagree,
> okay?

I seriously doubt I'm the only one arguing this side of the discussion,
but no doubt I'm the most vocal!

						Greg A. Woods

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