[TUHS] Happy birthday, 386BSD!

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at lemis.com
Sun Jul 14 16:15:44 AEST 2019

On Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 15:56:21 +1000, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> 386BSD was released on this day in 1992, when William and Lynne Jolitz
> started the Open Source movement; well, that's what my notes say, and
> corrections are welcome (I know that Gilmore likes to take credit for just
> about everything).

Yes, I recall a release on the French national holiday, with specific
reference to that event, but there were earlier versions of 386BSD out
there.  I have a message relayed from Bill Jolitz by David Harris on
19 March 1992, containing:

  I have made 386BSD Release 0.0 available with public access sources.

This appears to be the same as the message at

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