"It's amazing to me that a book that came out in late 1983 is still technically relevant today; it's insane, but that's how seminal the whole UNIX idea was and how we still depend on everything it does [...] I'm sure you all know ... the entire Internet runs on UNIX, and it's popular world wide."

Rob Pike on "The History of UNIX" youtube.com/watch?v=_2NI6t2r_H

Excuse me while I go re-read my (ancient) copy of "The UNIX Programming Environment" which I've probably read close on 10 times!


“The number of UNIX installations has grown to 10, with more expected.”

The “UNIX Programming Environment” first edition:

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