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MIT Releases the Sources of MULTICS, The Father of UNIX

Nov 13, 2007, 19:30 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Michael Lauzon for this link. ]

"This is extraordinary news for all nerds, computer scientists and the Open Source community: the source code of the MULTICS operating system (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service), the father of UNIX and all modern OSes, has finally been opened.

"Multics was an extremely influential early time-sharing operating system started in 1964 and introduced a large number of new concepts, including dynamic linking and a hierarchical file system..."

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