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

Noel Chiappa jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Wed Mar 15 05:01:24 AEST 2017


    > From: Clem Cole

    > rms had access to Masscomp b= ox we gave him fairly early on.
    > ...
    > 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.
    > ...
    > Noel do you remember how that went down?

Sorry, no. From the end of '82 to early '84 I was out of the US, waiting for
my permanent residency to come through, so I missed a chunk of events in that
time period. Maybe one of the DSSR/RTS (Steve Ward, or someone) could clarify
what access RMS had to their 68K machines?

	Noel


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