Reply to post: Re: Broken, yes... and not fixable.

Memo to Microsoft: Windows 10 is broken, and the fixes can't wait

Richard Plinston Silver badge

Re: Broken, yes... and not fixable.

> they developed their first product, Microsoft BASIC, themselves,

It has been alleged that Altair BASIC was 'based on' an open source BASIC interpreter for DEC computers. As Intel 8080 development software ran on DEC it wouldn't have been too hard. Monte wrote the maths routines that were required.

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