[ih] Origin of 'talk' command
J. Noel Chiappa
jnc at ginger.lcs.mit.edu
Thu Dec 19 11:37:26 PST 2002
> From: Brian Dear <brian at platopeople.com>
> I've placed PLATO's TERM-talk terminal-to-terminal talking capability
> to 29 years ago .. but I'm curious if there were other inter-terminal
> talking facilities up and running prior to that. Most likely candidate
> I figured was Unix's "talk" command.
Oh, Unix would be pretty late. You need to check the dates on the ITS one,
and the Multics one - not sure if CTSS had one.
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