Allen Huffman wrote:
> Back when I was teaching OS-9 courses for Microware (1995-2001 era), I
would present a timeline of OS-9 during the intro. It looks like I
entered most of it on my old website back then, so a few more dates can
be found here:
Thanks. But I found some more dates in Peter Dibbles OS-9 INSIGHTS 3.0
Edition published in 1994.
What happened between 1998 and 2015? I left the OS-9 business at that
time, and now I'm interested in hearing about "my" missing part of that
1983 OS-9 V1.0
1985/07 OS-9 V1.2
1986/11 OS-9 V2.0
1987/07 OS-9 V2.1
1988/01 OS-9 V2.2
1989/07 OS-9 V2.3
1990 OS-9 V2.4
1991/12 OS-9 V2.4.4
199? OS-9 V2.4.5
1993/09 OS-9 V3.0
1994/02 OS-9 V3.0.2
1997/05 OS-9 V3.0.3
2015 OS-9 V6.0
1976 Microware forms then incorporates a year later.
1977 RT68 released. Microware ad appears in the first issue of Byte
1980 OS-9 for the Motorola 6809 processor is released.
1983 OS-9 is ported to the Motorola 68000 processor.
1989 OS-9 is rewritten mostly in 'C' for portability. The new version
is titled OS-9000 and is released for the IBM-PC 386 as well as
68020 and above processors.
1995 OS-9000 is ported to the Motorola PowerPC processor.
1996 Other ports follow including: MIPS, Sparc, SH-3, SH-4, ARM, and
2000 Microware begins to produce microcode for Intel's IXP1200
network processor (StrongARM core with microengines). This was
significant since the microcode was OS agnostic and could be
used without OS-9.
2001 New owner: Radisys
2002 Ken Kaplan, founder of Microware, retires after 25 years
2013 New owners: RTSI, MicroSys and Freestation