[TUHS] PC Unix (had been How to Kill a Technical Conference

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Wed Apr 7 08:41:21 AEST 2021

On Tue, 6 Apr 2021, M Douglas McIlroy wrote:

> IBM famously failed to buy the well-established CP/M in 1980. (CP/M had 
> been introduced in 1974, before the advent of the LSI-11 on which LSX 
> ran.) [...]

And unlike the popular urban myth, Gary Kildall was not out playing golf 
when IBM tried to contact him.

-- Dave

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