Alpha CPUs, was Re: [rescue] i860 Success

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at
Tue May 4 05:53:37 CDT 2004

> From: Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez <lefa at>
> Date: 2004/05/04 Tue AM 02:56:10 GMT
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at>
> Subject: Re: Alpha CPUs, was Re: [rescue] i860 Success

> And a quick question, was Xenix M$'s first OS? If that is the case, it is
> rather messed up that M$ started as an *nix shop of sorts. Ugh..

Rather hard to believe - since MS had no OS exp. and bought the first DOS from a third-party when approached about the IBM-PC initially. Xenix may have been the first MS created OS, DOS having been bought...

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