[rescue] Interesting bit on Multics

Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com
Sun Oct 19 12:49:53 CDT 2003

Lionel Peterson wrote:

> Oddly, it seems that Unix and Multics are on inverse paths (Multics was
> expensive, now it is worthless and interesting - when Unix came out, it
> was worthless and interesting, now it is expensive (at least that is
> what SCO thinks)...

I disagree. If UNIX was left the way it was in the begining, it would be
worthless too. Everyone here with a PDP/7 please raise your hand :-)

What made UNIX worth something is that it grew, and grew, and grew.

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