Computer Dictionary/William Joy
also one of the people at the [[Computer Dictionary/University of California at Berkeley|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 [[Computer Dictionary/Network File System|Network File System]] and the SPARC architechture.
See also dinosaur.
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