William Joy

William Joy

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William Joy

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(Bill Joy) Author of the C shell and vi, he was also one of the people at the University of California at Berkeley responsible for the Berkeley Software Distribution of Unix. He also wrote a book on Unix.

He was a co-founder of Sun Microsystems, Inc., where he is still (1997) Vice-President of Research. Among his many projects for Sun have been helping to design the Network File System and the SPARC architechture.

Biography.

See also dinosaur.

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The collection includes paintings and prints by several well-known artists such as William Lionel Wyllie, E W Cooke, William Joy, and printmakers such as Fordyce and T H Hair.
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Bachelor William Joy, aged 37, of Cookstown, Co Tyrone, had downed 13 vodkas and four pints of beer when he fell off his stool in the Copper Room bar in Cookstown in 1989.
William Joy had drunk 13 vodkas and four pints when he fell off the stool in the Copper Room bar in Cookstown, Co Tyrone.
If William Joy is awarded the pounds 100,000 compensation he's seeking you won't be able to get your bottom on a bar stool for love nor money.
In 1979, under the leadership of William Joy, grandson of Verne Joy, the idea of building a carillon in Australia was conceived.
William Joy, who is now paralysed from the neck down, had sunk beer and 14 vodkas after work in September 1989.
William Joy, Co-founder and chief scientist, SUN MICROSYSTEMS INC.
William Joy, 36, has been granted legal aid to fight the astonishing legal case.