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  Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
That is either one huge city, or somebody on the Plan 9 crew was asleep at the switch.
"Plan 9" is so full of great badness that to detail all the goofs, flubs, and cheesiness would require remaking the entire movie.
"Plan 9" is the Hamlet of that genre.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0052077   (707 words)

  
  Plan 9 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plan 9 from Outer Space, a science fiction film directed by Ed Wood, Jr.
Plan 9 Cafe, a company that is providing English education service around Tokyo, Japan
Plan 9 (bbs scene group), a 1997 artscene group still in existence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Plan_9   (185 words)

  
 Bell Labs: Bell Labs Unveils Open Source Release of Plan 9(TM) Operating System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan 9 has been updated and improved in the five years since its second release; the underlying approach, however, remains the same.
Plan 9 uses a single protocol to refer to and communicate with processes, programs, and data, including aspects of both the user interface and the network.
Plan 9 also could be used to operate special-purpose devices such as personal firewalls for secure access to university networks, corporate intranets, or the public Internet.
www.bell-labs.com /news/2000/june/7/2.html   (711 words)

  
 Plan 9 from Bell Laboratories FAQ
Plan 9's approach means that application programs don't need to know where they are running; where, and on what kind of machine, to run a Plan 9 program is an economic decision that doesn't affect the construction of the application itself.
The Plan 9 window system (called rio) is small and clean in part because its design is centered on providing a virtual keyboard, mouse, and screen to each of the applications running under it, while using the real keyboard, mouse, and screen supplied by the operating system.
Plan 9 comes with its own compilers for C and other languages, together with all the commands and program-development tools originally pioneered in the Unix environment.
www.ecf.toronto.edu /plan9/plan9faq.html   (4084 words)

  
 Plan 9
Plan 9 is an advanced multi-user Open Source operating system designed with networking in mind.
A typical Plan 9 installation would comprise one or more file servers, some CPU servers and a large number of terminals (user workstations).
Plan 9 is suitable for small research groups to large organizations.
www.vitanuova.com /plan9/main.html   (78 words)

  
 From the inventors of UNIX system comes Plan 9 from Bell Labs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Plan 9 operating system, named for the science-fiction cult movie "Plan 9 From Outer Space," was designed by the inventors of the UNIX® system, a widely used operating system created at Bell Labs 25 years ago.
The Plan 9 team was led by researchers Rob Pike, Ken Thompson, Dave Presotto and Phil Winterbottom, with contributions from others in the Computing Science Research Center and support from Dennis Ritchie, head of the Computing Techniques Research Department.
The Plan 9 operating system was built over the past several years by members of the Computing Science Research Center at Bell Labs, Murray Hill, N.J., the same group that developed UNIX, C language and C++.
www.lucent.com /press/0795/950718.bla.html   (945 words)

  
 plan9 music - club 9
The upstairs space is tacked on to the rent and Plan 9 hosts Color Radio, an all-volunteer radio station whose signal is broadcast on public access tv on the color bar channel (where you adjust the color on your set, hence the name).
Plan 9 turns nine in Charlottesville, bring in Conrad Brooks, an actor who played a young cop in "Plan 9 From Outer Space", to talk about his film experiences at a double bill of "Ed Wood" and "Plan 9 From Outer Space", which showed at Vinegar Hill Theatre and at Grace Street Cinema in Richmond.
Later that year Plan 9 co-promotes with the Dave Matthews Band and RCA records the release of "Under The Table And Dreaming", selling the cd with a ticket to a free launch party/autograph session at Crossroads in Charlottesville, a poster, and a sticker.
www.plan9music.com /Origins.html   (833 words)

  
 Plan 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan 9 is a distributed operating system from Bell-Labs.
Our current research plan 9 network consists of a fileserver Vampira, a cpu/auth server gateway Plan9, a number of terminals and secondary cpu servers including 12 machines in a powerwall configuration.
We also have a small plan 9 network consisting a fileserver, cpu/auth server and a single terminal used for testing purposes.
pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca /~mirtchov/lanlp9   (390 words)

  
 Plan 9 Wiki (Plan 9 wiki)
Plan 9 is an attempt to work on the concept of operating system from the ground up, reworking the whole idea using modern concepts and technology.
If you think of it as Plan 9, however, you'll find that most of it works very smoothly, and that there are some truly neat ideas that make things much cleaner than you have seen before.
This wiki for the fourth edition Plan 9 distribution was built by copying and updating selected pages from the third edition wiki.
cm.bell-labs.com /wiki/plan9/plan_9_wiki   (343 words)

  
 Plan 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan 9 is a distributed operating system developed by the same group that made UNIX.
Line numbers correspond to the Plan 9 release as of Jun 2000, you can download that source to read from the page of our Operating System Design course (see the "Resources" section).
Inferno is kind of a plan 9 for set-top boxes, using a virtual machine.
plan9.escet.urjc.es /plan9.html   (547 words)

  
 Plan 9 from Bell Labs - Frequently Asked Questions [FAQ]
Plan 9 users do Internet FTP by starting a local program that makes all the files on any FTP server (anywhere on the Internet) appear to be local files.
The Plan 9 release is available for free download at http://plan9.bell-labs.com/plan9dist/download.html It includes source of the kernel, libraries, and commands for all supported architectures.
See http://www.cs.yorku.ca/~oz/wily/ Mark H. Wilkinson's 9libs package of Plan 9 emulation libraries for Unix is probably the easiest-to-install distribution of sam and wily.
www.faqs.org /faqs/comp-os/plan9-faq   (3422 words)

  
 TrouserPress.com :: Plan 9
The French-only Plan 9 is an assortment of 1981-'84 studio recordings (plus a live cut) by various lineups, including a poppy five-piece fronted by singer/guitarist Brian Thomas.
The LP removes Plan 9 from revivalism, leaving in the resulting vacuum a rather plain-sounding rock band with a predilection for guitar solos.
Virginian singer/guitarist Hosier was in Plan 9 briefly (he appears on half of Keep Your Cool); his intriguing and not overly stylized psychpunk solo album is a weird blend of David Bowie's Anthony Newley vocal period, a variety of players' brisk guitar work and colorful songs inspired by exploitation films.
www.trouserpress.com /entry.php?a=plan_9   (604 words)

  
 Plan 9 from Bell Labs FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan 9 esthetics are really nice: colors, fonts, and so on just ``look good''.
Before Plan 9, we were running lots of Unices held together by a few networks, a remote file system (different uid's on each Unix), and a bunch of remote execution commands.
A Plan 9 wiki is maintained by enthusiasts at http://plan9.bell-labs.com/wiki/plan9/plan_9_wiki/index.html.
ask.km.ru /3p/plan9faq.html   (4405 words)

  
 Plan 9 (2nd Edition) from Bell Laboratories FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Plan 9 window system (called 8½) is small and clean in part because its design is centered on providing a virtual keyboard, mouse, and screen to each of the applications running under it, while using the real keyboard, mouse, and screen supplied by the operating system.
Charles Forsyth is working on a Plan 9 Port to the BeBox, details are at http://www.caldo.demon.co.uk/plan9/soft/bebox.html A PowerPC compiler suite for Plan 9 has been implemented, see http://www.caldo.demon.co.uk/plan9/soft/power.html for details.
For those using the standard Plan 9 file servers, ken@plan9.bell-labs.com reports that the disk format in the new release is the same, so there should be no problems running the new FS code on old disks.
www.fywss.com /plan9/plan9v2faq.html   (5483 words)

  
 Plan 9: The Way the Future Was
The single most important feature of Plan 9 is that all mounted file servers export the same file-system-like interface, regardless of the implementation behind them.
Plan 9 has much else to recommend it, including the reinvention of some of the more problematic areas of the Unix system-call interface, the elimination of superuser, and many other interesting rethinkings.
For those unfamiliar with Plan 9, it seemed to function mainly as a device for generating interesting papers on operating-systems research.
www.faqs.org /docs/artu/plan9.html   (901 words)

  
 Plan 9 from Bell Labs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan 9 is a distributed system - built from terminals, cpu servers, and file servers.
The 4th Edition of Plan 9 was released under an open source license on April 27, 2002.
Plan 9 at the University of York, England
www.ecf.utoronto.ca /plan9   (193 words)

  
 Plan 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan 9 Boxed Set is available to new users who require this 'Open Source' product that is provided as a boxed set including manuals and source code CD.
In particular, Plan 9 was designed as a network operating system, as opposed to Unix where networking support was added as an afterthought.
Plan 9 is designed around the basic principle that all resources appear as files in a hierarchical file system (namespace) which is unique to each process.
www.greymatter.co.uk /00028752   (439 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The draft Plan was subsequently discussed by the Economic Committee of Cabinet in August and later by Cabinet in October 2002.
During NDP 9, a comprehensive research, science and technology plan will be put in place and implemented, after a thorough review and re-organisation of existing institutions relating to research, science and technology in the country.
NDP 9 policy objectives for the mineral sector will focus on encouraging prospecting and new mine developments; creating opportunities for generating linkages with the rest of the economy and increasing local value added; conserving and protecting the environment; and identifying and developing appropriate strategies for dealing with challenges facing the mineral sector.
www.gov.bw /government/doc/NDP9.doc   (8999 words)

  
 [No title]
The body of the business plan can be divided into four distinct sections: 1) the description of the business, 2) the marketing plan, 3) the financial management plan and 4) the management plan.
Take advantage of their expertise and develop a management plan that will ensure the success for your franchise and satisfy the needs and expectations of employees, as well as the franchisor.
To effectively manage your finances, plan a sound, realistic budget by determining the actual amount of money needed to open your business (start-up costs) and the amount needed to keep it open (operating costs).
www.sba.gov /starting/busplan.txt   (5431 words)

  
 Plan 9 from User Space
Plan 9 from User Space (aka plan9port) is a port of many Plan 9 programs from their native Plan 9 environment to Unix-like operating systems.
Most obviously, plan9port derives from Plan 9 from Bell Labs and would not exist without the work of the Plan 9 team over the past many years.
An early version of Plan 9 from User Space for Windows.
swtch.com /plan9port   (282 words)

  
 TimesDispatch.com | Plan 9 has opened satellite site at VCU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan 9 Music has gone to where students are -- to Virginia Commonwealth University.
Plan 9 had been thinking about adding a satellite location near VCU's Monroe Park campus for the past decade, she said.
The Plan 9 Express is the smallest location for the chain, which operates five locations -- its original store in Carytown, two stores in Charlottesville and one store each in Williamsburg and Harrisonburg.
www.timesdispatch.com /servlet/Satellite?pagename=RTD/MGArticle/RTD_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031784570543&path=!business!columnists&s=1045855934868   (545 words)

  
 Plan 9 Wiki (Plan 9 wiki)
Plan 9 is an attempt to work on the concept of operating system from the ground up, reworking the whole idea using modern concepts and technology.
If you think of it as Plan 9, however, you'll find that most of it works very smoothly, and that there are some truly neat ideas that make things much cleaner than you have seen before.
This wiki for the fourth edition Plan 9 distribution was built by copying and updating selected pages from the third edition wiki.
plan9.bell-labs.com /wiki/plan9/plan_9_wiki   (389 words)

  
 The Problems of the Plan 9 License - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
When I saw the announcement that the Plan 9 software had been released as "open source", I wondered whether it might be free software as well.
When the developers of Plan 9 describe it as "open source", they are altering the meaning of that term and thus spreading confusion.
Some provisions restrict the Plan 9 software so that it is clearly non-free; others are just extremely obnoxious.
www.gnu.org /philosophy/plan-nine.html   (857 words)

  
 freshmeat.net: Project details for Plan 9
Plan 9 was born in the same lab where Unix began.
In Plan 9, distributed computing is a central premise, not an evolutionary add-on.
The system relies on a uniform protocol to refer to and communicate with objects, whether they be data or processes, and whether or not they live on the same machine or even similar machines.
freshmeat.net /projects/plan9   (244 words)

  
 Software for Plan 9 (Plan 9 wiki)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
There are many software packages for Plan 9, both native and ported from other systems.
/n/sources/xen - The Plan 9 port to Xen
Also remember to add/update an entry in the TODO section if you are working on a Plan 9 (or derivative) project.
plan9.bell-labs.com /wiki/plan9/Software_for_Plan_9   (164 words)

  
 www.myspace.com/plan9
Plan 9 was started in 1997 as a one shot, one time Misfits tribute band.
Years later Plan 9 have progressed into one of California's most popular bands playing for the likes of Glenn Danzig and Jerry Only (Jerry appears on the CD as well).
Plan 9 spent half of 2003 writing original material for their debut mini-album "8 Hits From Hell" on Pure and Proud Records.
www.myspace.com /plan9   (1382 words)

  
 Ziggy's Video Realm: Ed Wood's classic Plan 9 From Outer Space (1958)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan 9 From Outer Space defines the very essence of what makes a Grade Z movie.
Plan 9 From Outer Space was made famous for a whole new generation of moviegoers with Tim Burton’s biopic, Ed Wood, which specifically chronicles the troubled director’s during the period when Wood’s magnum opus, Plan 9, was filmed.
Essential to the Plan 9 From Outer Space legend is the fact that the movie’s top billed lead actor, horror legend Bela Lugosi (Dracula), was already dead before filming even began.
www.reelcriticism.com /ziggyrealm/reviews/plan9.html   (942 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Plan 9 from Outer Space: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan 9 is the story of space aliens who try to conquer the Earth through resurrection of the dead.
More than just a bad film, Plan 9 is something of a one- stop clearinghouse for poor cinematic techniques: The time shifts whimsically from midnight to afternoon sun, Tor Johnson flails desperately in an attempt to rise from his coffin, and flying saucers zoom past on clearly visible strings.
Plan 9 is so sweetly well- intentioned in both its message and its execution that it's impossible not to love it.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/6305760403?v=glance   (2990 words)

  
 Open Directory - Computers: Software: Operating Systems: Network: Distributed: Plan 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Plan 9 from Bell Labs - Good starting point from Toronto.
Plan 9 software and servers - List of references to various resources for Plan 9.
Plan 9 Wiki - Bell Labs hosts this Wiki for users to promote better flow of information.
dmoz.org /Computers/Software/Operating_Systems/Network/Distributed/Plan_9   (303 words)

  
 terzarima...: Software for Plan 9
A Plan 9 port of an assembler/interpreter for MIX, the assembly language used in examples in Knuth's The Art of Computer Programming (and you thought virtual machines were a new idea: this one can be binary or decimal!).
The source is Hagman's except for the addition of a Plan 9 mkfile and a few small changes to port it (see Readme.Plan9).
I did the first Plan 9 port to the PowerPC, in the form of the dual-processor Be Box.
verso.terzarima.net /plan9/soft   (622 words)

  
 Hostica - The 9-9-9 Plan
In addition to including the features of the smaller plans, The 9-9-9 Plan also includes advanced statistics such as Awstats, as well as the SSL service (requires an SSL certificate).
Each plan comes with SiteStudio, our online website builder which allows you to create your website within a few minutes.
Perl/CGI, PHP, MySQL, and PGSQL are all included with this plan.
www.hostica.com /Web_Hosting/Basic_Hosting/The_9-9-9_Plan   (344 words)

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