Flex mailing list?

From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sun Sep 7 12:20:00 2003

> R. D. Davis wrote:
> >Is this the same FLEX OS that runs on PERQ graphics workstations?
> >

I am almost sure they are not the same thing.

> >
> I do not think so.. The FLEX we are talking of is a unix-like system
> written in the late 70's and early 80's for 6809 based systems.

I've only used (6809) flex briefly, on an Acorn System of all things, but I
don't remember it as being very unix-like. I remember it as being
single-tasking with no I/O ridirection, pipes, or anything like that.

OS-9 was much more like '6809 unix' (to the user, internally it's very

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