[rescue] Interesting bit on Multics

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Sun Oct 19 02:10:13 CDT 2003

> > The multics sources are neither open nor free, they belong to Groupe
> > Bull,
> > and it seems they are not interested in releasing any of it.
>    So the suits are just going to sit on it?  To what end?

Well it seems they have been sitting on it for over 2 decades, which I
believe was the last time a multics specific design was marketed.

Groupe Bull is rather mismanaged, so I would not put any sort of
hope/faith in them doing the right thing and release the sources.

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