Multics 50 Changes
10 Nov 2014

Changes

Maintenance rules for the Multics web pages were last updated 04/24/14.

50 changes (not counting minor fixes) in 2014 RSS

11-09
News: Harry Reed's Multics CPU simulator boots Multics and compiles PL/I.
11-01
Multicians: Updated entry for Bob Alvarado. 1999 names, 741 mail addresses, 162 home pages, 63 deceased.
09-16
Benchmarks: More info on RAE benchmark from Deryk Barker.
09-06
Bibliography: Added two ENWGS papers, thanks to Jon Buser. 725 documents, 340 online.
NWGS Site History: Added two ENWGS papers.
09-01
Project MAC Recollections: Peter Denning's memories of research in the 1960s.
08-21
Chronology: Added the date of MR 12.5 at the suggestion of Charles Anthony.
08-19
Bibliography: Added two more MAC TMs. 723 documents, 338 online.
08-14
History: Additional clarifications and details.
Project MAC: Moved Project MAC history to its own page.
08-12
Bibliography: Added an interview with Roger Schell and two papers by John McCarthy. 721 documents, 336 online.
08-09
USGS Site History: Updated with info from Dave Jordan.
08-07
Bibliography: Added 11 Project MAC Progress Reports. 718 documents, 333 online.
07-29
Communications and Networking: Added some info about the ABSI hardware from Rick Gumpertz.
07-21
Links: Added a link to John Cooper's Multics environment simulator.
Multicians: Added entry for John Cooper. 1999 names, 740 mail addresses, 161 home pages, 63 deceased.
07-17
Cookie Monster story: Added a remark by Tom Perrine.
Multicians: Updated entry for Lewis Morton. 1998 names, 740 mail addresses, 161 home pages, 63 deceased.
07-13
Bibliography: Added an interview with Jack Dennis. 707 documents, 321 online.
07-10
645 Circuit Board: Added info from Bill Eaton.
Multicians: Updated entry for Edwin Meyer. 1998 names, 740 mail addresses, 161 home pages, 63 deceased.
07-02
Glossary: Corrected definition of MOWSE, thanks to Ron Barstad. 826 entries.
06-27
MAC 50th: Added a link to the still photos from the MAC50 event.
06-24
MAC 50th: Added links to the videos from the MAC50 talks.
06-17
Links: Added a link to Michael Pandolfo's Multics50 page.
06-12
Bibliography: Added an article about The First Computer Password. 706 documents, 320 online.
06-07
Multicians: Added entry for Andre DeHon. 1998 names, 740 mail addresses, 161 home pages, 63 deceased.
06-03
MAC 50th: Project MAC 50th anniversary celebration, May 2014.
05-31
Links: Added links to the Multicians YouTube channel and to an article about the 2014 reunion.
05-09
Early days of Multics and Performance: John Gintell's recollections of early development.
History of Multics: Slides for John Gintell's 1989 ACM lecture about Multics.
Links: Added a link to the video of John Gintell's 1989 ACM lecture about Multics.
05-04
Bibliography: Added a link to the 1972 ARPA video about networking. 705 documents, 319 online.
05-03
Links: Added a 1982 Bell Labs movie about UNIX.
04-24
B2 Security Evaluation: History of Multics security and the B2 rating.
03-13
Multicians: Updated entry for Gary Palter. 1997 names, 739 mail addresses, 160 home pages, 63 deceased.
03-05
Bibliography: Added two security papers. 704 documents, 318 online.
02-27
MTB Index: Added links to 166 MTBs and put them on the site. 719 MTBs, 226 online
02-18
Bibliography: Added some security papers. 702 documents, 317 online.
And They Argued All Night: Added a copy of Mike Padlipsky's essay.
Bibliography: Added another interview. 700 documents, 316 online.
And They Argued All Night: Hosted a copy of Mike Padlipsky's 2000 article on Internet history, thanks to Bill Ricker.
02-17
Bibliography: Added DODD 5215.1. 699 documents, 315 online.
02-11
Multicians: Added entry for George Mann. 1997 names, 739 mail addresses, 161 home pages, 63 deceased.
Multicians: Added four names of B2 evaluators. 1996 names, 738 mail addresses, 161 home pages, 63 deceased.
02-03
Bibliography: Added four interviews. 698 documents, 314 online.
Bibliography: Reorganized to make Interviews a separate section. 694 documents, 309 online.
01-30
Bibliography: Added two CBI interviews. 694 documents, 309 online.
01-21
Bibliography: Added three CBI interviews and a security paper. 692 documents, 308 online.
01-18
CISL site history: Added info on the exact shutdown date, from a USENET posting by J. Spencer Love.
Changes 1995 - 2013 have been moved to a separate file.