release dates of early microcomputer operating systems, incl. Intel ISIS
RichA at LivingComputerMuseum.org
Thu Sep 17 18:17:53 CDT 2015
From: Eric Smith
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 12:48 AM
> On Twitter, @hotelzululima suggested Motorola MIKBUG, introduced in
> 1974, but IMO it's a monitor, not an operating system.
So the PDP-6 monitor, which booted from DECtape but had no other dependency
on that medium, was not an operating system? It provided multiple timeshared
jobs, so was not a single-program system.
TOS/360 was not an operating system?
Do only disk-oriented operating systems deserve that sobriquet?
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