[TUHS] Algol68 vs. C at Bell Labs

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Fri Jul 1 03:07:41 AEST 2016


Dan Cross scripsit:

> I've never understood why IBM didn't just write a real OS in a
> high-level language instead of saddling the world with MS-DOS.

I think because to IBM "a real OS" meant MVS.  The difference between
Unix and MS-DOS simply wasn't visible to them.  

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John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        cowan at ccil.org
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