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..."