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May 26, 1988


By CBR Staff Writer

Mamoru Maekawa, another professor at the University of Tokyo, is proposing a rival operating system standard to his sibling, Professor Sakamura’s Tron – and wouldn’t you just know it, just as its parent is backing the breakaway Alternative Unix Foundation, so IBM Japan is backing Galaxy. According to Newsbytes, scholars at 16 laboratories and 12 universities, as well as IBM Japan, are participating in development of a next generation computer system based on the Galaxy operating system. Galaxy is described as a new concept based on Integrated Service Digital Network technology and the aim is to come up with a means of processing both data and colour animation at high speed. Both profs are in the same faculty, and Maekawa is quoted in the press as saying that Galaxy will exceed Tron’s capability – and is conceived for the world market.

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