Reflections and Rants from the Entreprenerd, Dan Hanson - the Great Lakes Geek
Sunday, August 07, 2011
MS-DOS turns 30
Last week MS-DOS turned 30 years old. On July 27, 1981 Microsoft bought Q-DOS from Tim Patterson for $50,000. The onetime fee, as opposed to ongoing royalties, was a brilliant business move for Microsoft
Remember the rumors about Gary Kildall flying his plane when IBM came calling for CP/M? The Geek does.