Richard Stallman Stole Emacs Source Code from James Gosling

By Xah Lee. Date: .

James Gosling (creator of Java) says that Richard Stallman's GNU Emacs began as stealing his (Goslin) emacs Source Code.

Here's video, start at 2:52:30

Oral History of James Gosling, part 1 of 2
Oct 9, 2019
Computer History Museum

emacs, history