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SubjectRe: 30 years since the Linux 0.01 release
On 13:02 Fri 17 Sep 2021, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>This is just a random note to let people know that today is actually
>one of the core 30-year anniversary dates: 0.01 was uploaded Sept 17,
>1991.
>
>Now, that 0.01 release was never publicly announced, and I only
>emailed a handful of people in private about the upload (and I don't
>have old emails from those days), so there's no real record of that.
>The only record of the date is in the Linux-0.01 tar-file itself, I
>suspect.
>
>Alas, the dates in that tar-file are for the last modification dates,
>not the actual creation of the tar-file, but it does seem to have
>happened around 7:30pm (Finnish time), so the exact anniversary was
>technically a couple of hours ago.
>
>Just thought I'd mention it, since while unannounced, in many ways
>this is the true 30th anniversary date of the actual code.
>
> Linus

Cool ! Thanks a bunch!

Bhaskar
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