Re: Viruses and hackers make Windows more secure - Gates

From: Ben Measures (
Date: 01/31/04

Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 03:46:51 +0000

Hairy One Kenobi wrote:
> (Retail availability ceased 19 months ago)
> Minor correction about the Unix thing being in the sixties: system date
> starts 1-JAN-1970.. The C-based version was released in the early/mid
> seventies, IIRC.
> H1K

Lol, you got me twice there. I had over-extended some knowledge:

Windows 98 SE still available to system builders, NOT retail;
Unix developed in summer 1969, NOT released until 11/03/1971.

Well done for spotting those deliberate mistakes ;)

Ben M.
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