[TUHS] Unix source code archive in the news
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Sun Oct 7 11:04:59 AEST 2018
> From: "Nelson H. F. Beebe"
> a goal of a triplicated complete archive of the world's software
> history, including both open source and proprietary code. They report
> holding 200TB of data already, covering 80 million code projects.
I should ask them if they have a copy of MERT!
Now that we have Multics, ITS, PDP-7 UNIX and UNIX V0, etc MERT (which may
have been the first micro-kernel - although perhaps THE gets that palm) is
perhaps the most significant 'missing' OS.
If not, what am I missing? The Berkeley Genie OS for the SDS? (Dunno if that's
been saved.) The THE system? (Ditto - although I know someone has saved the
last X8.) The Atlas OS?
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