Half an operating system: The triumph and tragedy of OS/2 – A History Lesson

This week’s post is a bit of the beaten track, but by accident I came across this article by Jeremy Reimer in arstechnica.   I started reading and ended up reading the entire article. It documents the battle between IBM and Microsoft achieve dominance in Operating Systems (I presume you know who won). Recommended if you are interested at all in the history of computing.

OS/2 in action:

os2ga_desk

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