One of the most famous messages in the computing world posted by Torvalds exactly 25 years ago today

Screenshot from 2016-08-25 04:17:25Who can forget one of the most famous messages in the computing world posted by Torvalds exactly 25 years ago today, on 25 August 1991:

On Sunday, 25 August 1991 13:57:08 UTC-7, Linus Benedict Torvalds  wrote:

> Hello everybody out there using minix –
>
> I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and
> professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones.  This has been brewing
> since april, and is starting to get ready.  I’d like any feedback on
> things people like/dislike in minix, as my OS resembles it somewhat
> (same physical layout of the file-system (due to practical reasons)
> among other things).
>
> I’ve currently ported bash(1.08) and gcc(1.40), and things seem to work.
> This implies that I’ll get something practical within a few months, and
> I’d like to know what features most people would want.  Any suggestions
> are welcome, but I won’t promise I’ll implement them 🙂
>

>                 Linus (torvalds@kruuna.helsinki.fi)

>
> PS.  Yes – it’s free of any minix code, and it has a multi-threaded fs.
> It is NOT protable (uses 386 task switching etc), and it probably never
> will support anything other than AT-harddisks, as that’s all I have :-(. 

Thank you Linus Benedict Torvalds for Freax AKA Linux.

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