looking for Tomas Rokicki's TeX-to-C 1987

Peter Flynn peter at silmaril.ie
Thu Apr 25 01:14:54 CEST 2019

On 25/04/2019 00:06, Karl Berry wrote:
>      I am looking for the original Tomas Rokicki's TeX-to-C from 1987
> Out of curiosity ... why?
>      according to
>      http://ftp.math.utah.edu/pub/tex/historic/systems/unix/TeX2.9/tex82/COPYING.POLICY
>      It should be here
>      http://ftp.math.utah.edu/pub/tex/historic/systems/unix/TeX2.9/tex82/
> Well, unfortunately, the Unix TeX tape from 1988 was apparently not
> dumped in its entirety. I doubt any of the original mag tapes are still
> around, or that they would be readable, or that there's any equipment to
> read them. At least, I don't know of any way to go down that road.

FWIW if the tape *does* exist and it's a QIC (quarter-inch cassette) 
tape, I have a drive here that works.


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