Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 19th Nov 2012 09:15 UTC
In the News Levi Asher offers his free memoir of his rise and fall in the dot-com boom of the late 1990s and early 2000s. The autobiography covers Asher's twenty-five years in programming: his founding of the oldest ongoing literature website Literary Kicks in 1994, his success with the dot-com website iVillage in 1999 (and its subsequent collapse), and how all this insanity affected his personal life. It's a quick, entertaining read.
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Version 7 was free but not open source
by kateline on Wed 21st Nov 2012 18:33 UTC in reply to "Uhmmm"
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I believe AT&T distributed Unix Versions 6 and 7 for free during the 1970s and 1980s.

Many universities and US gov't agencies took AT&T up on the offer and this is how the product originally gained popularity.

Versions 6 and 7 were not open source during that time.

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