The history of Windows NT

Posted on Friday, Jul 15 2005 @ 14:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
osViews takes a look at the history of Windows NT. Here's the introduction:
"Though Windows NT-based operating systems are relatively ubiquitous today, Microsoft's professional OS had rather humble beginnings. After creating a quick port of the ten year old CP/M operating system, a lawsuit alleging that Microsoft stole Apple's user Interface, a failed business arrangement with IBM, allegations that Microsoft stole Digital's intellectual property and maybe also some code developed by Microsoft, only then would this operating system be what it is today. Thomas Hormby submitted the following editorial to osOpinion/osViews, which details some of the events that preceded what is now know as Windows NT."
Read the full article at osViews


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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