UGU: Unix Guru Universe - Dick Haight
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A Unix pioneer who helped develop the Programmer's Workbench of Unix tools, was present the day that pipes were introduced into Unix. These tools included: find, cpio, expr, and a large number of include files.
"I don't believe UNIX is Utopia. It's just the best set of tools around.
- Dick Haight, Unix Review, Jan. 1985, p. 117
"That by the way, was one of the great things about UNIX in
the early days: people actually shared each other's stuff.
It's too bad that so many sites now have purposefully turned
off the read privileges in order to keep their ideas from
being stolen. Not only did we learn a lot in the old days
from sharing material, but we also never had to worry about
how things really worked because we always could go read the
source. That's still the only thing that matters when the
going gets tough." - Marc Rochkind, "Interview with Dick Haight," Unix Review, May, 1986, p. 65. - The importance of Open Source:
- Story: find -print, why not output to std-out by default
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