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Re: bugreport about sh-script-mode of Emacsen


From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: bugreport about sh-script-mode of Emacsen
Date: 21 Sep 2001 11:31:49 +0900

address@hidden (David Masterson) writes:
> > According to man page of tcsh that "t" in tcsh means TENEX.
> 
> I thought TENEX (one of the original OSes for PDP-10s) died out in the
> early 80s (mid 70s?) and (IIRC) tcsh didn't come into being until the
> late 80s.

I think it's just a reference to the fact that tcsh uses `ESC completion'.

Actually, I've only used `TWENEX' (TOPS-20), which uses ESC completion
to great effect (it's much better than any unix shell), but since it's
widely said to be a ripoff of TENEX, I assume TENEX has similar features...

-Miles
-- 
P.S.  All information contained in the above letter is false,
      for reasons of military security.



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