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

Dave Crocker wrote:
> On 4/13/2013 12:01 AM, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
>> My
>> PDP11/45 processor handbook is (C)1973. Of course, at that time, DEC
>> couldn't even spell u-n-i-x.
> Let's be fair:  That early, almost no one outside the Labs could (and
> I suspect precious could, even within the Labs...)

which does bring this to mind:

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra