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Re: First release of screen

From: Axel Beckert
Subject: Re: First release of screen
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2012 20:43:06 +0200
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On Mon, Oct 08, 2012 at 10:58:44AM +0200, Guillaume Quintin wrote:
> Someone told me that screen was very young as a program.
> I went to check here:
> I saw screen v3.7.1 and it was in 1996 so I guess screen is much older.

It is.

> Do you know approximatively the year of the first release of screen?

Screen recently had its 25th birthday and is hence older than Linux.
See this Usenet posting from 1987 for its initial announcement:

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