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It says itself that it's a slight modification to a 2002 paper.

The 2002 paper was about a redesign. The original auth system was written up in 1995 by Pike.






Indeed, a date on the paper would have been really useful. It's frustrating that it's not obvious.

Why would it have been useful? The details of the Plan 9 system have remained the same: it's not web design.

It would have saved us this conversation, for a start.



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