[FoRK] Should Exist: a new MULTICS

Lion Kimbro <lionkimbro at gmail.com> on Tue Jun 5 10:57:21 PDT 2007

  Joe, I'm just guessing here, but, ...
  ...you weren't a Westie, per chance?

  WIBSTR, & all?



On 6/5/07, Joe Barrera <joe-fork at barrera.org> wrote:
> Tom Higgins wrote:
>
> >  Autodiscovery of tools....well there is tab completion:)-
>
> When I saw this first on Twenex (never did see MULTICS in person)
> I almost peed myself. I went on to add it to csh (as hmcsh, as in hmc
> for Harvey Mudd College), and when I got to CMU I saw that someone
> had the same idea (cmu csh). When it appeared in bash, I started
> using bash and never looked back. Now even Windows cmd has it.
>
> Tab completion is perhaps the single most important shell innovation.
> (And remember, shell is a MULTICS concept.)
>
> - Joe
>
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