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Original Mac source code available for download

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Apple has donated the MacPaint source code to The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.

The museum now has the source code of two software components from the original Macintosh available for your download and study with Apple's blessing.

MacPaint and QuickDraw shipped with the original Macintosh in 1984.

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MacPaint and QuickDraw

Who would care about 26 year old code and why is this news?

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