How did linus torvalds post that in google groups in 1991 when google started in 1998? :/
Vamsi Vedula
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He did not post that in google groups. He posted it to a newsgroup,whose content was distributed at the time to numerous newsgroup server, and kept locally for more or long, then the company DejaNews.com started a server that was keeping permanently all the archives and allowed to search in the whole history, then Google bought DejaNews and progressively integrated it’s newsgroups archive inside it’s google groups offer (actually Google has located some newsgroups archive dating from before DejaNews and added them to the DejaNews archive).

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