Anyone heard of the S1 Operating System
pschow at gmail.com
Fri Feb 28 14:04:03 CST 2020
On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 6:20 PM Will Cooke via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> Reading through the April 85 issue of Byte, I came across a reference to
the "S1 Operating System." In Jerry Pournelle's column on pg 361 he talks
about this mysterious OS.
You can find mentionings of 32-bit capable S1 in trade publications
(Computerworld, Datamation, etc.) in the mid-80s timeframe, and there is
an S1 button on eBay right now with the words "multi user, multi nodal,
multi tasking, multi processing". In a quick scan, I saw announcements of
some S1 OEM agreements, including Phillips Medical. It was a product of
Multi Solutions, a startup out of Lawrenceville, NJ, so you'd sort of
assume that some Bell Labs talent was on staff. S1 was trademarked in
1986, it expired in 1993.
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