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Roads to the GPL

Jun 23, 2007, 02:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Hillesley)

"'They give back all extensions they made so as to help EMACS improve. I called this arrangement 'the EMACS commune''

"The hacker culture at MIT in the 1960s revolved around the AI (Artificial Intelligence) Group under the enlightened leadership of Professor Marvin Minsky and John McCarthy, the inventor of Lisp. In 1963, the AI Group was incorporated into MIT's Project MAC--for the development of Multiple Access Computing and Machine Aided Cognition--which was funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the US Department of Defense..."

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