MIT Releases the Sources of MULTICS, The Father of UNIX

[ Thanks to Michael
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

“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

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