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

a)  I thought that was the origin of the name with respect to Multics, and

b)  that *is* what we called the stripped down version 6 we put on an 
LSI-11 in 1976.  (The one I mentioned earlier that had a plasma 
screen and touch).

At 8:15 PM -0400 4/13/13, Miles Fidelman wrote:
>Dave Crocker wrote:
>>On 4/13/2013 12:01 AM, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
>>>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