[SunRescue] 5 major manufacturers?

Sheldon T. Hall shall1 at columbus.rr.com
Wed Sep 27 19:53:17 CDT 2000

On Wednesday, September 27, 2000 10:53 AM, Bjorn Ramqvist wrote:
> Mark A. Pitman wrote:
> >
> > IBM systems run AIX, and you are correct about HPs, they run HP-UX 
> > pronounced "h-pucks" :)
> I'd have to agree with that last part... "H-Pukes"
> I'm not born to be friend with that OS, and still I have to work with
> these monsters..
> *banging my head on the table*

I read somewhere[1] that Messrs Hewlett and Packard flipped a coin to see 
whose surname would come first in the company name.  Had it been tails 
instead of heads, I suppose their OS would have been "PH-UX."


[1] "The Silicon Boys," I think.

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