< Non-Terror of Fox Terrier
Next >

Where's The Source?: Read some leftover documents from yesterday: a 2005 interview with Andy Hertzfeld and a transcript of a staff meeting at Software Arts the day the IBM PC was announced.

Hertzfeld says that he got Apple to agree to donate the MacPaint source code to the Computer History Museum. (It's a long and entertaining story; Don Knuth is involved.) But apparently donating the source code to a museum and allowing the museum to show people the source code are two different things, and the museum can't show it to anyone. (scroll to the bottom, here's an older but more official statement of the problem) But Knuth has a pirated copy...

[Main] [Edit]

Unless otherwise noted, all content licensed by Leonard Richardson
under a Creative Commons License.