[TUHS] Happy birthday, Tommy Flowers!

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Thu Dec 22 07:54:13 AEST 2016

On Wed, 21 Dec 2016, Michael Kjörling wrote:

> On 22 Dec 2016 07:31 +1100, from dave at horsfall.org (Dave Horsfall):
>> Relevance to Unix?  Well, without the world's first usable computer we
>> would not have the world's first usable OS, and M$ would probably reign
>> supreme by now...
> Just imagine how differently things would have turned out had a major
> software company, in the dawn of the 1980s, decided to seriously
> pursue its UNIX variant rather than a clone of CP/M as it turned out.

It did get a lot better after they added a Unix-like file API to v2.0, 
though. ;)


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