On Friday, May 29, 1981 at 12:40:54 AM UTC-4, unc!smb wrote:
> The June issue of BYTE magazine has a fairly long article on XENIX by
> Microsoft's XENIX product manager. Mostly, it's a standard "What's a
> UNIX" paper, but it also describes some of the enhancements they are
> adding to V7. The most important is support; additionally, they are
> going to add a fair amount of hardware error recovery (bad block
> handling, parity and power fail interrupts, etc.), as well as record
> handling, shared data segments, synchronous writing, improved
> interprocess communications, networking, and languages: Pascal, BASIC,
> FORTRAN, and COBOL.
34 years later and Microsoft is still shit.