Berkeley Timesharing System

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Time sharing operating system for an enhanced SDS 930. Primarily written by L. Peter Deutsch, Butler Lampson, and Chuck Thacker.

It had an influence on the early design of UNIX; Ken Thompson was very familiar with it, and some aspects of Unix (e.g. the split between fork() and exec()) copy how the Berkeley system operated.

Supposedly, it featured a limited version of PCLSRing.