Early, Notable Open Source Programmer

I was listening to Garrett Fagan lecture on the Roman Revolution, when he said something like, 'Cleopatra used to move through the streets carried in a golden chair, while Antony walked beside her, along with her UNIX.'

I did not know Cleopatra had hacked her own UNIX version! Does anybody know if it was based on Free BSD?


  1. No, tragically it was based on XENIX.

    Besides her UNIX endeavors, Cleopatra also pioneered the use of ASP as an instrument of suicide.

  2. I have noticed that overly-enthusiastic fans of command-line interfaces tend to have about as much sexual intercourse as eunuchs.