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Museum adds 'beautiful' MacPaint code to collection

Original post made on Aug 3, 2010

The source code for MacPaint -- the seminal Apple computer illustration program, which helped change the way people thought about personal computers -- is now a part of the Computer History Museum's collection.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 3, 2010, 12:42 PM

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Posted by Steve Schramm
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Aug 3, 2010 at 2:51 pm

Congratulations to Bill Atkinson for this awesome piece of work and for getting it into the museum. Can't believe he wasn't mentioned or credited in the article.


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