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Re: pkgsrcCon 2017 London, registration open

On 13/06/2017 14:50, Sevan Janiyan wrote:
> Charles Forsyth - Something regarding portability (details TBA)

Charles Forsyth - Not/configure
"After abandoning UNIX in the late 1980s as a self-contained
time-sharing system unsuitable for modern distributed environments, Bell
Labs 1127 developed two further operating systems, Plan 9 and Inferno,
with completely new kernels and new or substantially reworked programs
in user space. Both systems emphasise portability. Following a brief
summary of that alternative universe, I shall explore various aspects of
that portability. Compilers, tools, conventions, simplicity and
restraint all play their part."

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