Classic programming

Sean Caron scaron at
Sun Aug 9 17:23:52 CDT 2015

Yeah, Plan 9 is lean but not that lean! I wanted to mention it maybe more
an aside, as a modern operating system that has a little bit more of the
fluidity of old UNIX .. there's not a lot of "nonsense" to cut through
before you can write useful programs.



On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 5:18 PM, ben <bfranchuk at> wrote:

> On 8/9/2015 11:22 AM, Sean Caron wrote:
>> Have you tried Plan 9? It's like a breath of fresh air ... :O
>> Best,
>> Sean
> But alas almost all the classic machines endup being a IBM 360 or
> a PDP-10.  I don't think plan 9 was written for them.
> Ben.
> PS: checks Google to see how much memory PL/I had to compile in ... 44Kb
> version 1.

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