A Ridiculous History of LinuxChapter 1: The Rise of LinuxMore Like This
(1964 - Multics)
DEVELOPER 1 (♂): Well, it's time. (flips several switches on)
MULTICS (♀): (wakes up) Hello, world. What is my purpose?
DEVELOPER 1: Your purpose is to serve as an innovative, scalable operating system that offers high availability and can be expanded simply by adding hardware.
MULTICS: (smiles) Okay, sir!
(1969 - Unix)
MULTICS: Bell Labs, why are you leaving me?!
BELL LABS: Because we're fed up with your great bulk and complexity! We've started work on a better operating system, anyway. We call it "Unix".
UNIX (♂): Hello, world.
(1983 - GNU Project)
RICHARD STALLMAN (♂)