Originally Posted by tracknut
It was released in 1970 and happens to be one of the earliest OS's I am familiar with, so that's what I looked up.
Okay so that language implemented most of the features that Windows added on top of DOS with the exception of the trivial parts such as the GUI. I guess I am falling into the trap of thinking of windows as a GUI where that is only the smallest least important part of it whereas the rest of the windows API is in a direct line of descent from the language that you mentioned (I was fairly sure it was an OS for a PDP system that was the first to introduce device drivers).
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