The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin - Table of Contents

by Pamela Jones

May 19 2005

Here is a note to readers from Dr. Peter H. Salus regarding his book, "The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin," which he is publishing in installments on Groklaw under the Creative Commons license, 2.0, attribution, noncommercial, noderivatives. The next installment will follow immediately.

Here are the chapters published to date:


The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin

~ by Peter H. Salus

A note to my readers

There have been a very large number of queries and many comments concerning my work and its development. As a consequence, I've decided to post my "Table of Contents," which I think of as a roadmap. This is not (yet) cast in concrete. I had not planned (for example) the Excursus between Chapters 8 and 9 until last week. But here's my plan. PHS

Dr. Salus is the author of "A Quarter Century of UNIX" [ ] and several other books [ ], including "HPL: Little Languages and Tools", "Big Book of Ipv6 Addressing Rfcs", "Handbook of Programming Languages (HPL): Imperative Programming Languages", "Casting the Net: From ARPANET to INTERNET and Beyond", and "The Handbook of Programming Languages (HPL): Functional, Concurrent and Logic Programming Languages". There is an interview with him, audio and video,"codebytes: A History of UNIX and UNIX Licences" [ ] which was done in 2001 at a USENIX conference. Dr. Salus has served as Executive Director of the USENIX Association.

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