Flex mailing list?

From: Andreas Freiherr <Andreas.Freiherr_at_Vishay.com>
Date: Tue Sep 9 22:16:00 2003

Tony Duell wrote:

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


Yes, having seen OS-9 briefly, too: behaviour was very predictable with a
bit of Unix knowledge, but, for example, implementing an "echo" command
needed something like four machine instructions.

Received on Tue Sep 09 2003 - 22:16:00 BST

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