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  • Stone Age
    n., adj. 1. In computer folklore, an ill-defined period from ENIAC (ca. 1943) to the mid-1950s; the great age of electromechanical {dinosaur}s. Sometimes... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    Version 7


    alt. V7 /vee' se'vn/ n. The 1978 unsupported release of {UNIX} ancestral to all current commercial versions. Before the release of the POSIX/SVID standards, V7's features were often treated as a UNIX portability baseline. See BSD, USG UNIX, {UNIX}. Some old-timers impatient with commercialization and kernel bloat still maintain that V7 was the Last True UNIX.