"Nearly 15 years ago, Linux creator Linus Torvalds posted his
first public announcement about open source operating system Linux
in a post to the MINIX newsgroup.
"Since then, Linux has grown into a multi-billion dollar
industry. But what of MINIX, the 'inspiration' for Linux?
"MINIX is still quite alive and is on the cusp of releasing its
first version with a windowing system as it continues its (long)
march to becoming a serious operating system as the shadow of its
Penguin disciple continues to grow..."