How the Mac was born... supposedly...

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Wed Jan 12 17:13:17 2005

On Wed, 12 Jan 2005, Al Kossow wrote:

> > I miss 'ihnp4' and will always wonder where Indian Hills is.
> ihnp4 was an impressive machine, indeed. much of the uucp traffic
> in the midwest went through it.
> Bell Labs Indian Hill is on the far west side of Chicago. 5ESS was
> developed there. A friend that worked there was the first person I
> knew who had Unix running at home (starting with mini-unix, then V6)

Ah, the memories. I remember how elYte one used to be if you actually had
Unix running at home. People went apeshit over getting a copy of SCO for
cheap. I think that was probably a big part of the initial attraction to
Linux: a Unix box of your own.

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