386BSD, also referred to as Jolix, was released by developers Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz. It was a free Unix-like operating system based on BSD and ran on PCs that had the Intel 386 microprocessor.
The release of Jolix launched the Open Source operating system revolution and prompted Linus Torvalds to release his Linux operating system soon afterwards.
The email message in which Marc Andreessen announced the release of NCSA X Mosaic browser hasn't been lost in time. It still exists! Though there were other web browser before it, Mosaic is generally credited to have made the "WWW explosion". [more...]