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I would really like to obtain a book on Plan 9's design and ethos. Do such things exist?

Anybody have a recommendation?

(Asking here on the basis that Plan 9 was once meant to be Unix's successor, AIUI)

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cat-v has a Plan 9 doc archive that contains a number of papers, manual pages for various editions and other interesting miscellanea.

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Introduction to Operating Systems abstractions using Plan9 from Bell Labs might be of your interest.

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The link in your answer is broken. – Agi Hammerthief Mar 30 '14 at 15:00
@snotwaffle Either he fixed it, or it's back online, I just downloaded the book from that link. – somethingSomething Sep 7 '14 at 11:26

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