The infinitely profitable program

Eric Smith spacewar at
Sat Jul 2 18:00:33 CDT 2016

On Sat, Jul 2, 2016 at 11:29 AM, Eric Christopherson
<echristopherson at> wrote:
> Genius. But I would have thought CP/M would at least require a .com file to
> have a header.

Multiple people independently invented the zero-byte CP/M program,
which is obviously the shortest possible useful computer program, but
I'd never before heard of anyone succeeding, or even attempting, to
sell the program.

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