Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Happy Birthday Firebird/Interbase/GDS Galaxy
Author Martijn Tonies
> September 4th is the 20th anniversary of what is now Firebird. I quit
> my job at DEC in August, took a three day end-of-summer holiday, and
> began work on September 4, 1984 in my new career as a software
> entrepreneur. As best as I can reconstruct, the first two files were
> cpre.c and cpre.h (C preprocessor), later changed to gpre.c and gpre.h.
> The files were created on a loaner DEC Pro/350, a PDP-11 personal
> computer that went exactly nowhere, running XENIX. Gpre was my first C
> program, XENIX was my first experience with Unix, and the Pro/350 was my
> very last (but not lamented) experience with PDP-11s.
> Happy birthday, Firebird!

Congratulations with the b-day of your little software project ;-)

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS SQL
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