Plan 9 from Bell Labs
Distributed operating system, originating in the Computing Science Research Center at Bell Labs in the mid-1980s, and building on UNIX concepts first developed there in the late 1960s.- Plan 9 from Bell Labs
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American pioneer of computer science.
He also invented the B programming language, the direct predecessor to the C programming language, and was one of the creators and early developers of the Plan 9 operating system.
American multinational telecommunications equipment company headquartered in Murray Hill, New Jersey.
Shortly after the Lucent renaming in 1996, Lucent's Plan 9 project released a development of their work as the Inferno OS in 1997.
American computer scientist.
Ritchie was also involved with the development of the Plan 9 and Inferno operating systems, and the programming language Limbo.
Canadian programmer and author.
He is best known for his work on the Go programming language and at Bell Labs, where he was a member of the Unix team and was involved in the creation of the Plan 9 from Bell Labs and Inferno operating systems, as well as the Limbo programming language.
Software that manages separately different parts of display screens.
8½ and rio for Plan 9
Distributed operating system started at Bell Labs and now developed and maintained by Vita Nuova Holdings as free software under the MIT License.
Inferno was based on the experience gained with Plan 9 from Bell Labs, and the further research of Bell Labs into operating systems, languages, on-the-fly compilers, graphics, security, networking and portability.
Standard set of characters defined by the international standard ISO/IEC 10646, Information technology — Universal Coded Character Set (UCS) (plus amendments to that standard), which is the basis of many character encodings, improving as characters from previously unrepresented typing systems are added.
Rob Pike and Ken Thompson, the designers of the Plan 9 operating system, devised a new, fast and well-designed mixed-width encoding, which came to be called UTF-8,
Family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, whose development started in 1969 at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.
The Plan 9 operating system pushed this model even further and eliminated the need for additional mechanisms.
Form of computing in which several computations are executed concurrently—during overlapping time periods—instead of sequentially—with one completing before the next starts.
Alef—concurrent, with threads and message passing, for system programming in early versions of Plan 9 from Bell Labs
rc (for "run commands") is the command line interpreter for Version 10 Unix and Plan 9 from Bell Labs operating systems.