[TUHS] Early Clones / Rewrites for TUHS archives

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Tue Dec 19 03:41:07 AEST 2017


On 2017-12-18 12:35 PM, Steve Simon wrote:
> 
> maybe i am wrong but i thought QNX was open source for a while, but then
> it changed hands and the new owners “removed it from the internet”.
> 
> interestingly if this is true its only the 2nd time i have heard of this
> happening ever happening. the other one was years ago with the Khronos
> dataflow signal processing system.

What about Solaris.

--T

> 
> -Steve
> 
> 
> On 18 Dec 2017, at 16:34, Andy Kosela <akosela at andykosela.com
> <mailto:akosela at andykosela.com>> wrote:
> 
>>
>>
>> On Monday, December 18, 2017, Henry Bent <henry.r.bent at gmail.com
>> <mailto:henry.r.bent at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     On 18 December 2017 at 10:46, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com
>>     <mailto:lm at mcvoy.com>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>         I think that it lives on in cars, someone told me that QNX is
>>         the basis
>>         for a lot of the car stuff.  Anyone know?
>>
>>
>>     Quite a few car systems, it seems:
>>     http://qnxauto.blogspot.ca/2015/06/the-to-z-of-qnx-in-cars.html
>>     <http://qnxauto.blogspot.ca/2015/06/the-to-z-of-qnx-in-cars.html>
>>
>>
>> I remember in the late 90s there was a demo of QNX running the whole
>> OS with GUI including web browser etc. from 1.44MB floppy.  It was
>> very fast too!  Too bad they never open sourced it.
>>
>> --Andy



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