UNIX time-sharing system: The programmer's workbench

  title={UNIX time-sharing system: The programmer's workbench},
  author={T. A. Dolotta and R. C. Haight and J. Mashey},
  journal={The Bell System Technical Journal},
  • T. A. Dolotta, R. C. Haight, J. Mashey
  • Published 1978
  • Computer Science
  • The Bell System Technical Journal
  • Many, if not most, UNIX∗ systems are dedicated to specific projects and serve small, cohesive groups of (usually technically oriented) users. The Programmer's Workbench UNIX system (PWB/UNIX for short) is a facility based on the UNIX system that serves as a large, general-purpose, “utility” computing service. It provides a convenient working environment and a uniform set of programming tools to a very diverse group of users. The PWB/UNIX system has several interesting characteristics: (i) Many… CONTINUE READING

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