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

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at lemis.com
Wed Apr 7 11:47:42 AEST 2021

On Tuesday,  6 April 2021 at 18:10:48 -0700, Jon Steinhart wrote:
> Dave Horsfall writes:
>> And unlike the popular urban myth, Gary Kildall was not out playing golf
>> when IBM tried to contact him.
> The myth that I had always heard was that he was out flying his airplane.
> I asked Tom Rolander about it a few years ago, and it turns out that it
> is true but misleading; he was coming back from a customer visit, not
> goofing off.

Another hypothesis I had ties in with this: both he and Bill Gates
were speakers at Euromicro 1980 in London, from 16 to 18 September.
Bill Gates was a no-show.  Would that fit in with Gary's "gone

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