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Xenix

Xenix is a discontinued version of the Unix operating system for various microcomputer platforms, licensed by Microsoft from AT&T Corporation in the late 1970s. The Santa Cruz Operation acquired exclusive rights to the software, replaced it with SCO UNIX. In the mid-to-late 1980s, Xenix was the most common Unix variant, measured according to the number of machines on which it was installed. Microsoft chairman Bill Gates said in 1996 that, for a long time, Microsoft had the highest-volume AT&T Unix license. Bell Labs, the developer of UNIX, was part of the regulated Bell System and could not sell UNIX directly to most end users. Microsoft, which expected that UNIX would be its operating system of the future when personal computers became powerful enough, purchased a license for Version 7 UNIX from AT&T in 1978, announced on August 25, 1980, that it would make it available for the 16-bit microcomputer market; because Microsoft was not able to license the "UNIX" name itself, the company gave it an original name.

Microsoft called XENIX "a universal operating environment". It did not sell XENIX directly to end users, but licensed the software to OEMs such as IBM, Management Systems Development, Altos, SCO, Siemens who ported it to their own proprietary computer architectures. In 1981, Microsoft said the first version of XENIX was "very close to the original UNIX version 7 source" on the PDP-11, versions were to incorporate its own fixes and improvements; the company stated that it intended to port the operating system to the Zilog Z8000 series, Digital LSI-11, Intel 8086 and 80286, Motorola 68000, "numerous other processors", provide Microsoft's "full line of system software products", including BASIC and other languages. The first port was for the Z8001 16-bit processor: the first customer ship was January 1981 for Central Data Corporation of Illinois, followed in March 1981 by Paradyne Corporation's Z8001 product; the first 8086 port was for the Altos Computer Systems' non-PC-compatible 8600-series computers.

Intel sold complete computers with XENIX under their Intel System 86 brand. This included processor boards like iSBC 86/12 and MMU boards such as the iSBC 309; the first Intel XENIX systems shipped in July 1982. Tandy more than doubled the XENIX installed base when it made TRS-XENIX the default operating system for its TRS-80 Model 16 68000-based computer in early 1983, was the largest UNIX vendor in 1984. Seattle Computer Products made 8086 computers bundled with XENIX, like their Gazelle II, which used the S-100 bus and was available in late 1983 or early 1984. There was a port for IBM System 9000. SCO had worked on its own PDP-11 port of V7, called Dynix, but struck an agreement with Microsoft for joint development and technology exchange on XENIX in 1982. In 1984, a port to the 68000-based Apple Lisa 2 was jointly developed by SCO and Microsoft and it was the first shrink-wrapped binary product sold by SCO; the Multiplan spreadsheet was released for it. In its 1983 OEM directory, Microsoft said the difficulty in porting to the various 8086 and Z8000-based machines had been the lack of a standardized memory management unit and protection facilities.

Hardware manufacturers compensated by designing their own hardware, but the ensuing complexity made it "extremely difficult if not impossible for the small manufacturer to develop a computer capable of supporting a system such as XENIX from scratch," and "the XENIX kernel must be custom-tailored to each new hardware environment."A available port to the unmapped Intel 8086/8088 architecture was done by The Santa Cruz Operation around 1983. SCO XENIX for the PC XT shipped sometime in 1984 and contained some enhancement from 4.2BSD. The 286 version of XENIX leveraged the integrated MMU present on this chip, by running in 286 protected mode; the 286 XENIX was accompanied by new hardware from XENIX OEMs. For example, the Sperry PC/IT, an IBM PC AT clone, was advertised as capable of supporting eight simultaneous dumb terminal users under this version. While XENIX 2.0 was still based on Version 7 UNIX, version 3.0 was upgraded to a UNIX System III code base, A 1984 Intel manual for XENIX 286 noted that the XENIX kernel had about 10,000 lines at this time.

It was followed by a System V.2 codebase in XENIX 5.0."Microsoft hopes that XENIX will become the preferred choice for software production and exchange", the company stated in 1981. Microsoft referred to its own MS-DOS as its "single-user, single-tasking operating system", advised customers that wanted multiuser or multitasking support to buy XENIX, it planned to over time improve MS-DOS so it would be indistinguishable from single-user XENIX, or XEDOS, which would run on the 68000, Z8000, LSI-11. Microsoft's Chris Larson described MS-DOS 2.0's XENIX compatibility as "the second most important feature". His company advertised DOS and XENIX together, listing the shared features of its "single-user OS" and "the multi-user, multi-tasking, UNIX-derived operating system", promising easy porting between them. AT&T started selling System V, after the breakup of the Bell System. Microsoft, believing that it could not compete with U

Convention of the Left

The Convention of the Left is an annual conference of British left, socialist and green parties and organisations, first held in Manchester in September 2008. The format of the conference was that it'shadowed' the Labour Party's 2008 Annual Conference being held in the city. A'recall' event was held in the city in January 2009. The'Statement of Intent' for the Convention was that it aimed to "explicitly challenge Labour's programme of warmongering, neoliberal privatisation and failure to tackle environmental destruction." The statement was signed by: Tony Benn Alice Mahon Ken Loach John McDonnell MP Robert Griffiths John Haylett Liz Davies Derek Wall George Galloway Salma Yaqoob Prof. Gregor Gall Chris Bambery Lindsey German While the CL had managed to attract the support of both Respect Renewal and the Socialist Workers' Party, the Communist Party of Great Britain dismissed the event as a "talking shop", however the CPGB and its autonomous student group Communist Students signed up as supporters of the convention.

The Socialist Party did not sponsor the event as it has its own Campaign for a New Workers' Party and invited the organisers to join their campaign. The full list of supporting party organisations is as follows: Alliance for Green Socialism Alliance for Workers' Liberty A World to Win Campaign for a New Workers' Party Communist Students Communist Party of Britain Communist Party of Great Britain European Left Party Network Green Left Labour Representation Committee Left Alternative Permanent Revolution Respect – The Unity Coalition Scottish Socialist Party Socialist Alliance Socialist Resistance Socialist Workers' Party Solidarity Workers PowerIt was supported by Morning Star, Red Pepper, Labour Briefing and Socialist Worker. Official site Official blog commentisfree Guardian article

Hello, Hello Brazil!

Hello, Hello Brazil! is a 1935 Brazilian musical film directed by Wallace Downey and Adhemar Gonzaga, starring Carmen Miranda. The screenplay was written by João de Barro. Wallace Downey began his career producing successful musical films for Americans with established artists from Brazilian radio. Carmen Miranda, star of this 1935 film, was one such star. A co-production between Waldown Filmes and Cinédia, Allô, Allô, Brasil! Presented a multitude of singers and radio presenters, such as vocalists Francisco Alves and Mário Reis. A close tie-in with the radio world manifested in this films storyline. Written by popular composers duo João de Barros and Alberto Ribeiro, it portrayed the adventures of a "radiomaníaco" who falls for a nonexistent radio singer; the two genres of music synonymous with the carnival, including the samba and the march, had a prominent place in early Brazilian musicals and popular movies. Hello, Hello Brazil! on IMDb Bryan McCann, Hello Brazil: Popular Music in the Making of Modern Brazil

2017 BYU Cougars women's soccer team

The 2017 BYU Cougars women's soccer team represented BYU during the 2017 NCAA Division I women's soccer season. The Cougars were coached for a 23rd consecutive season by Jennifer Rockwood, co-coach in 1995 and became the solo head coach in 1996. Before 1995 BYU women's soccer competed as a club team and not as a member of the NCAA; the Cougars entered the 2017 season having won five consecutive West Coast Conference championships and having made the NCAA Tournament each of the last five seasons and in 18 of the 22 seasons that Rockwood has been the head coach. Joining Rockwood as assistant coaches are Brent Anderson and Aleisha Rose with volunteer assistants Rachel Jorgensen and McKinzie Young; the Cougars came off of a season were they advanced to the third round of the College Cup before being defeated by South Carolina to finish the season 18–3–1. The Cougars were picked to finish second by the WCC media. After a slow start the Cougars finished the season with their first losing record since 2004 at 7–8–4 and failed to make the NCAA Playoffs for the first time since 2011.

They finished the conference tied for fourth at 4–4–1. All but one BYU women's soccer had a TV internet video stream available. BYUtv and TheW.tv served as the primary providers. Information on these television broadcasts can be found under each individual match. For a fourth consecutive season the BYU Sports Network aired. Greg Wrubell provided play-by-play for most games with Jason Shepherd filling-in when Wrubell had football duties. Former player Paige Hunt Barker served as the new analyst. ESPN 960 and BYU Radio acted as the flagship stations for women's soccer. *- Denotes WCC game x- Denotes Nu Skin BYU Sports Network/ESPN 960 broadcast y- Television Broadcast z- Internet Stream Broadcasters: Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Two 40 minute halves made up the exhibition. Coaches were free to move players from the Blue to the White and vice versa as it was an inter-squad match. Series History: BYU leads series 2–1–0Broadcasters: Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Chris Plank Series History: BYU leads series 2–0–0Broadcasters: No commentary Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 1–0–0Broadcasters: Spencer Linton, Natalyn Lewis, & Lauren Francom McClain Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 6–0–1Broadcasters: Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 2–1–1Broadcasters: Spencer Linton, Natalyn Lewis, & Lauren Francom McClain Jason Shepherd & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 4–2–1Broadcasters: Christian Miles & Krista Blunk Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Game Name: Deseret First DuelSeries History: BYU leads series 21–7–1Broadcasters: Spencer Linton, Natalyn Lewis, & Lauren Francom McCalin Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 2–0–0Broadcasters: Ann Schatz & Tracey Bailey Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 11–1–0Broadcasters: Daron Sutton Jason Shepherd & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 2–1–0Broadcasters: Spencer Linton, Natalyn Lewis, & Lauren Francom McClain Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Game Name: UCCU Crosstown ClashSeries History: BYU leads series 2–0–0Broadcasters: Spencer Linton, Natalyn Lewis, & Lauren Francom McClain Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 7–2–0Broadcasters: Spencer Linton & Natalyn Lewis Jason Shepherd & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 6–0–1Broadcasters: Spencer Linton, Natalyn Lewis, & Lauren Francom McClain Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 4–1–0Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Series History: Series 4–4–0Broadcasters: Spencer Linton, Natalyn Lewis, & Lauren Francom McClain Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 7–1–0Broadcasters: Mitchell Marshall Jason Shepherd & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 9–0–0Broadcasters: Trey Bender & Lori Lindsey Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Series History: BYU leads series 7–4–0Broadcasters: Adam Linnman & Noelle La Prevotte Jason Shepherd & Paige Barker Originally scheduled for October 14, this match was postponed due to poor air quality stemming from wildfires in Northern California.

Series History: BYU leads series 6–1–0Broadcasters: Charles Wollin Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker Series History: Santa Clara leads series 6–1–4Broadcasters: David Gentile Greg Wrubell & Paige Barker

Ashot Beglarian

Ashot Beglarian is an Armenian writer and translator. Ashot Beglarian was born in 1968 in the town of Stepanakert, he is the son of poet Ernest Beglarian. He graduated from the Yerevan State University, the Russian Language and Literature Department, receiving a degree in literature, he has had his works published since the 19-year age. He writes in Russian. Ashot Beglarian's short stories and essays were published in the literary, public-political editions and at online sites in Stepanakert and Yerevan, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Novocherkassk and other Russian cities, as well as in Abkhazia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Slovakia, Great Britain, Canada, the United States, others. Based on A. Beglarian's short story'The House, which Fired', the first short feature film was shot in the NKR, he is a professional journalist. In different periods, he worked as a correspondent for the Yerevan newspapers "Voice of Armenia" and "New Time", the Armenian News Agencies SNARK and "ArmInfo", the British Institute for War and Peace, the Russian Federal Agency REGNUM, Interfax Information Services Group, the magazine for the RF State Duma members "The Caucasus Expert", a series of Armenian magazines published in Russia, others.

Between December 1998 and September 2013, he worked at the NKR Foreign Ministry. In October 2013, Ashot Beglarian was appointed Assistant to the NKR President. In 2004, the publishing house'Antares' in Yerevan published the first collection of short stories and novels by Ashot Beglarian entitled'Another’s Account', which included works on the war topic. In 2011-2013, humorous and war stories, as well as translations by Ashot Beglarian were published in all the three issues of the'South Caucasus' regional almanac published in the frameworks of a special project. In 2013, the oldest Ukrainian public-political and art magazine "Vsesvit" translated into Ukrainian and published as a special block Ashot Beglarian’s novels and short stories about the Karabakh War. In 2015 "Vsesvite" republished "Ordinary Heroes" novels. In May 2014, he won the second regional competition after Vitaly Guzanov held in the Nizhny Novgorod region, in the nomination of the best journalistic material on the patriotic topic'The Tragedy of the Time.

Conflicts. People', he was awarded a commemorative medal after Guzanov. In 2014, the Slovak edition'Revue Svetovej Literatury' published Ashot Beglarian's short story'Santa Claus' translated into the Slovak language. In 2014, the publishing house "Sona" in Stepanakert published a collection of new works by the writer entitled'Ordinary Heroes'. In 2015, the Canadian publishing house Altaspera published the collection'War does not Ask Surnames', which included the author's novels and short stories of different periods. In 2015, the Moscow publishing house'Tparan' published a collection of journalistic works and articles of the war years entitled'Karabakh Diary'. In 2015, the Armenian nationwide weekly paper "Vahan", issued in Plovdiv in the Bulgarian language, published in his September issue the novel "Eagle" by Ashot Beglaryan. In 2016, a fiction-documentary book by Ashot Beglaryan about a young and talented singer, Felix Karamyan, was published in Moscow. Ashot Beglarian is a translator from editor of dozens of books.

He is a member of Students -- in Cuba and in Algeria. In 2017, Ashot Beglaryan’s story ‘Vivifying Laughter’ was published in the ‘Shadows of Being’ collection of works by Russian-speaking Armenian writers issued in Kiev. In 2017, a German publishing house "Another solution" published Ashot Beglaryan's collection of novels and short stories, entitled "Thirst of Life". In 2018, a collection of selected works by Ashot Beglaryan - Overcoming was published in Stepanakert on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the writer and the 30th anniversary of his activity; the short story ‘Mother’ by Ashot Beglaryan is included in the textbook ‘The Russian Language. Dialogue of Cultures’ for the 12th grades of the high schools of Armenia republished in 2019. Ashot Beglarian participated in the battles for the defense of the NKR borders. Member of the NKR Union of Journalists Member of the Stepanakert Press Club Member of the'South Caucasus' International Association Member of the NKR League of Front Journalists Member of the Union of Writers of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Member of the Writers Union of Armenia Member of the Russian Union of Writers Medal ‘For Battle Merits’ Medal ‘For Battle Merits’ Medal ‘Maternal Gratitude to the Heroic Sons of Artsakh’ Special Diploma of the open Ukrainian competition'Kamrad, Shuravi' Degree of Master of the Fund'Great Pilgrim – to the Young People' for the second position at the literary competition organized by the noted Fund.

Twice in 2011, he was the second prize winner at the competitions of the noted Fund Nominal watch handed by the NKR Defense Minister Jubilee Medal of the Russian Institute for Political and Social Studies of the Black Sea-Caspian region'20 Years of the Proclamation of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic' Jubilee medal'The 10th Anniversary of the NKR MFA' Jubilee medal'The 20th Anniversary of the NKR MFA'

Washington Street Library (Allegany County Library System)

Located in the historic district of Cumberland, the Washington Street Library first opened its doors on June 19, 1934. This Greek Revival style building was constructed between 1849 and 1850, as a larger building for the Allegany County Academy, the first public school in Allegany County, founded in 1799. A new addition was constructed in 1966. Today, the Washington Street Library houses the largest reference collection in the Allegany County Library System, offers an extensive local history area in the Maryland Room. Free internet access, books on tape, Interlibrary Loan services, an impressive collection of fiction and non-fiction materials are just a few of the services offered. Children's programs take place weekly. Allegany County Library System