[rescue] Multics--completely MIA?

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Sun Apr 15 17:35:58 CDT 2007

On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 03:54:58PM -0400, John Floren wrote:
> I was reading about historical computers today (much more fun than
> doing homework), and I again came across some pages on Multics. It
> seems that Canada shut down the world's last running Multics system
> back in 2000. There are no working simulators (that I found), and the
> software itself isn't online. Is Multics pretty much MIA now, except
> for some old machines locked in a DoD storage facility or something?

It's pretty much dead; AFAIK all the Multics sites are gone.

www.multicians.org should have everything you ever want to know..


Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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