Alpha CPUs, was Re: [rescue] i860 Success

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at
Tue May 4 07:41:50 CDT 2004

On May 4, 2004, at 6:53 AM, Lionel Peterson wrote:

>> 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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Sort of created.  They licensed it from AT&T and then resold to SCO.


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