The UNIX system: A stream input-output system

@article{Ritchie1984TheUS,
  title={The UNIX system: A stream input-output system},
  author={D. Ritchie},
  journal={AT\&T Bell Laboratories Technical Journal},
  year={1984},
  volume={63},
  pages={1897-1910}
}
  • D. Ritchie
  • Published 1984
  • Computer Science
  • AT&T Bell Laboratories Technical Journal
In a new version of the UNIX™ operating system, a flexible-coroutine-based design replaces the traditional rigid connection between processes and terminals or networks. Processing modules may be inserted dynamically into the stream that connects a user's program to a device. Programs may also connect directly to programs, providing interprocess communication. 
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