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From: Dan Cross <>
To: COFF <>
Subject: [TUHS] Fwd: How did Bell Labs start to work on Project MAC?
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2023 12:16:14 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

[Bcc: to TUHS as it's not strictly Unix related, but relevant to the

This came from USENET, specifically, alt.os.multics. Since it's
unlikely anyone in a position to answer is going to see it there, I'm
reposting here:

From Acceptable Name <>:
>Did Bell Labs approach MIT or was it the other way around?
>Did participating in Project MAC come from researchers requesting
>management at Bell Labs/MIT or did management make the
>decision due to dealing with other managers in each of the two
>organizations? Did it grow out of an informal arrangement into
>a format one?"

These are interesting questions. Perhaps Doug may be in the know?

        - Dan C.

                 reply	other threads:[~2023-01-24 17:18 UTC|newest]

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