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[ih] What is the origin of the root account?

On 11 Apr 2013 at 19:47, Miles Fidelman wrote:

> Well, I did have to go and do a little research, found a great source:
> http://rfc-ref.org/RFC-TEXTS/801/chapter13.html
> Among the early TCP/IP implementations listed:
> BBN C70 and VAX Unix (by Rob Gurwitz) - the VAX version was for 4.1BSD
> BBN PDP-11 Unix (by Jack Haverty)

For those who don't know, the C70 ran Unix [almost as close to natively 
as you could get:  "C" was the assembly language for the thing]


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