[TUHS] System Economics (was is Linux "officially branded UNIX")

Jason Stevens jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com
Wed Mar 15 04:59:00 AEST 2017


It would certainly explain the -m68000 flags, in the announcement it only mentioned the sun and Vax

https://groups.google.com/forum/m/#!topic/mod.compilers/ynAVuwR7dPw

As always the more info from prior to the 0.9 announcement is interesting!

On March 15, 2017 2:31:32 AM GMT+08:00, Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:
>
>On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 2:06 PM, Jason Stevens <
>jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com <mailto:jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com>
>>
>wrote:
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>​i​
>t originally targeted the 68020
>
>
>​It ran on the 68000 before the *20.   rms had access to Masscomp box
>we
>gave him fairly early on.​ I remember pitching to our exec's trying to
>get him more HW and trying explain who he was to them at the time. 
>That
>would have been late 85.     He may have had access to that system
>before he got a Sun but I don't remember.  That said, I'm sure the
>MC-500 was not the first 68000 he had access.  I think he was using HW
>in Steve Ward's lab that the Trix guys were developing with TI and he
>might have had access to an Apollo system.  If we can find Jack test he
>might remember,  Noel do you remember how that went down?

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