Where to find this old software mentioned in the faq?

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Jul 28, 2019, 4:24:08 PM7/28/19
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Hi guys,

Is there by chance anybody aware of where I can download the software mentioned here:

http://www.faqs.org/faqs/x-faq/part6/section-7.html

In the second paragraph? I was called marx, and apparently was an interpreted programming language with c-like syntax that could be used to play with xlib, and the OS in general.

Would be nice to have a look at it, but I've been looking for a bit more than an hour already and seems like completely extinct.

Thanks,

Eli the Bearded

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Aug 1, 2019, 3:05:49 PM8/1/19
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I did a little hunting myself for it, but it is made difficult by the
name being a common one and the source server being an obscure one.

That said: you can find the project pages (but not the source) on the
Wayback Machine:

https://web.archive.org/web/19990221204637/http://spock.ece.drexel.edu/marx/

Then searching the author's name plus Drexel you can find a linkedin
profile for Xiaoxun Zhu:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/xiaoxunzhu

You might be able to get a copy asking him. (Or maybe not, he might be
too busy to dig it up.) But people who have worked a long time on
something for fun are prone to appreciating someone else taking an
interest, so I'd say you have a chance.

Elijah
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was hoping name+university would lead to a github account
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