[rescue] Multics--completely MIA?

James Fogg James at jdfogg.com
Sun Apr 15 20:45:42 CDT 2007

> 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 not really dead, it lives in the heart of many other operating
systems today.

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