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Re: lynx-dev welcome message

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev welcome message
Date: Mon, 4 May 1998 20:17:22 -0400 (EDT)

> this harks back to pre-history (for me): 
> today, we also cover DOS, Win32, OS/2, Mac (at least); 
> and could we say `Unix' normally (i've never understood `Un*x': 
> is it a joke? a copyright issue? some esoteric piece of history?)? 
Unix (or UNIX) is a trademark (the ownership travels periodically).
Since most people think that if it looks like Unix and acts like Unix,
it's the same as Unix, they just avoid the issue & cancel one of the
letters (e.g,. "*nix", "Un*x").

> SUPPORT     ___________//___,  Philip Webb : address@hidden 

Thomas E. Dickey

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