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Groklaw: The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin, Ch. 15

Jul 08, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In the 15 years following the release of V6 (April 1976), Berkeley was not the only place where versions and clones of UNIX sprouted. While I doubt whether I can even enumerate all of them, the following will give an image of the geography of the field. To me, the most significant UNIX releases were:

  • "November 1976: Interactive Systems IS/1
  • "March 1978: 1BSD
  • "November 1978: Cromemco CROMIX
  • "November 1978: Technical Systems Consultants UniFLEX
  • "December 1978: V7
  • "April 1979: AT&T UNIX 32/V
  • "May 1979: 2BSD..."

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