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Old 14th December 2009
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Originally Posted by Broodjegehaktmetmayo View Post
I recall - if I recall correctly - that Big Blue at that time was that unorganized conglomerate of all kinds of services etcetera that didn't know on what to focus, and hence they sold (parts of?) OS/2 to MS which used it to build NT.
OS/2 1.x and 2.x were jointly developed by IBM and Microsoft.

OS/2 3.x was initially developed jointly, but microsoft went off on their own tangent with Windows NT (NT shipped with an OS/2 compat layer, but it was removed in Win2K or WinXP). IBM released OS/2 3.x and 4.x on their own.

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