[its-hackers] 1967 ITS mentioned

Lars Brinkhoff lars at nocrew.org
Wed Aug 18 21:09:10 CEST 2021


Jack Haverty wrote:
> Actually, I think this book is incorrect about the "first timesharing
> system".

Absolutely.  There were heaps before 1967: CTSS obviously, but also the
PDP-1/X at MIT, DEC's PDP-6 Monitor, Project Genie, Dartmouth DTSS, JOSS
at RAND, PLATO?, and probably more if you do a few minutes of research.
But I'll forgive a mid-80s journalist for not getting all details right.



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