The Do's and Don'ts of Shareware, Part 1
Subject:   Gates?
Date:   2002-10-07 10:06:57
From:   tgmclean
Response to: Gates?

According to Cusumano, et al. ("Microsoft Secrets", ISBN 0684855313) and other anecdotal sources, Gates wrote some of the original BASIC code for the Altair in 1975.

I believe he had some hand in MS-DOS, -FORTRAN, and -COBOL, too.

-- TG