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Peter H. Salus is a linguist, computer scientist, historian of technology, author in many fields, and an editor of books and journals. He has conducted research in germanistics, language acquisition, and computer languages. He has a 1963 PhD. in Linguistics from New York University.

After an intense academic career serving as professor and dean at several universities, he is now largely retired. He has also been Executive Director of both the USENIX Association and the Sun User Group, and Vice President of the Free Software Foundation; in addition, he has worked for several high tech startups. From 1987 to 1996, he was Managing Editor of Computing Systems (MIT Press and the USENIX Association).

He is best known for his books on the history of computing, particularly A Quarter Century of UNIX and Casting The Net (a history of the Internet up to 1995).

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Total Books: 11
The Daemon the Gnu and the Penguin
2008 - The Daemon the Gnu and the Penguin (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780979034237
ISBN-10: 097903423X
Genres: Computers & Technology, Science & Math
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The Complete April Fools' Day RFCs
2007 - The Complete April Fools' Day Rfcs (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781573980425
ISBN-10: 1573980420
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Language A User's Guide What We Say and Why
2003 - Language a User's Guide What We Say and Why [APD Press Titles for Teachers] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781606234297
ISBN-10: 1606234293
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference, Nonfiction
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Big Book of IPV6 Addressing RFCs
2000 - Big Book of Ipv6 Addressing Rfcs [Big Books] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780126167702
ISBN-10: 0126167702
Genre: Computers & Technology
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Handbook of Programming Language
1998 - Handbook of Programming Language [4 Volume Set : Object-Oriented Programming Languages, Imperative Programming Languages, Little Languages and Tools, Fu nctional and Logic Programming Languages] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781578701346
ISBN-10: 1578701341
Genre: Computers & Technology
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Casting the Net From ARPANET to INTERNET and Beyond
1995 - Casting the Net From Arpanet to Internet and Beyond (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780201876741
ISBN-10: 0201876744
Genre: Computers & Technology
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A Quarter Century of UNIX
1994 - A Quarter Century of Unix (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780201547771
ISBN-10: 0201547775
Genre: Computers & Technology
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On language Plato to von Humboldt
On Language Plato to Von Humboldt (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780030754906
ISBN-10: 0030754909
Genre: Reference
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Studies Out in Left Field Defamatory Essays Presented to James D McCawley on the Occasion of His 33rd or 34th Birthday