offer - OS/2 for the PDP-11

Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Thu Jan 15 17:21:35 CST 2009


On Thu, 2009-01-15 at 15:09 -0800, Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Jan 2008, Dan Gahlinger wrote:
> > I have in my possession a TK-50 tape for the PDP-11 system which
> > contains none other than OS/2 operating system.
> >
> > Many people have claimed this never existed. But I have the tape!
> > I had done a directory dump of it and can supply it.
> 
> It is extremely unlikely that ANYBODY here will still be alive when
> copyright runs out on that.
> 

I have in my possession a 3.5" DD floppy disk with the source code of an
OS/2 operating system for 8086 PCs.

It wasn't the same OS/2 as IBM had.  It predates it by many years, I
suspect.

Just because it's got a picture of a baby on the label, doesn't mean the
can has babies in it.

Gordon




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