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[opensuse] the first real opensource program ?
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 08:21:13 +0200
  • Message-id: <k11top$2o1$2@saturn.local.net>
Joachim Schrod wrote:

David Haller wrote:

In my opinion, the first real opensource program was and is TeX.

==== ftp://ftp.ctan.org/pub/tex/systems/knuth/dist/tex/tex.web ====
% This program is copyright (C) 1982 by D. E. Knuth; all rights are
reserved.

Well, full agreement. Welcome to my world, that's my realm. :-)

MVS 3.8J is a very close contender for the first opensource
program/operating system. I think it was released into the public
domain around 80 or 81.


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Per Jessen, Zürich (22.4°C)

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